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Stylish Production of 'Private Lives' at Hartford Stage

By Karen Isaacs

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak has directed a stylish and fast-paced production of Nöel Coward’s classic comedy Private Lives. I, for one, truly enjoyed it. 958 more words


Connecticut ~ Review: "Private Lives" at Hartford Stage

by Steve Gifford, Contributing Critic

There are few plays in the English language that are more deliciously witty and outrageously funny than Noel Coward’s “Private Lives.” It’s the 20th century British playwright at his very best as he imagined the most improbable of honeymoon disasters followed by what surely must be the quickest and widest pendulum swings between passionate love and intense hostility ever experienced by a divorced couple, at least on stage. 501 more words


#HartfordHasIt: Weekend Arts Guide

No plans this weekend? No worries! Hartford has enough shows to keep you entertained and satiate your artsy appetite. If exploring the arts and culture was one of your New Year’s resolutions (and if it’s not, it ought to be!), then you’ll want to start with this guide. 461 more words


The Best of 2014 in Connecticut and New York

Inside notes and comments about Connecticut and New York Professional Theater

By Karen Isaacs

It’s that time of year, when we all make lists of things to do or buy, and critics make lists of the ten best or the ten worst of the past year. 748 more words

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Light Effects Add to Impact of Hartford Stage's 'A Christmas Carol'

By Karen Isaacs


Hartford Stage’s production of A Christmas Carol – a Ghost Story of Christmas has been going strong for 17 years — a gift to the people of Connecticut from the former artistic director Michael Wilson who conceived and produced it initially. 528 more words