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“Rear Window” Is Less Suspense and More Character Study

By Karen Isaacs

It’s already sold out but audiences may be perplexed by the new show Rear Window now at Hartford Stage through Nov. 15.  Why the sell out?  1,081 more words


theater review ... an opening in time

Theater Review by Howard Steven Frydman

“An Opening  In Time”

“My hometown is the greatest place I know- Where the neighbors I find are gentle and kind- And the living easy and slow- My hometown is the only place to be-“ I remember these lyrics supposedly written by Aunt Bee on the old “Andy Griffith Show” – episode “A Singer In Town.” How often as a child I wished my hometown in Bloomfield was like that seen in a weekly sitcom – I guess we all do, including OBIE winning playwright Christopher  Shinn, who deftly and oh so sensitivity brings us back to his own childhood home of Wethersfield Connecticut in his new play, the engaging and thought provoking ” An Opening In Time” currently having its World Premiere in the newly renovated Hartford Stage Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. 599 more words


Hartford’s An Opening in Time Overdoes the Complications

By Karen Isaacs

 Good intentions are not always enough.  An Opening in Time the new play by Christopher Shinn which is getting its world premiere at Hartford Stage through  Oct. 1,070 more words


Headed back to Hartford!

I am so happy to tell everyone that I will be starting off my post-grad professional career in ‘Rear Window’ at Hartford Stage!

See! Here is my name for the first time in an article on Playbill.com! 594 more words

Bacon At Hartford Stage For Hitchcock Adaptation

NEW YORK (AP) – Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 classic film “Rear Window.”

Hartford Stage in Connecticut said Tuesday that the movie star will headline the haunting tale of a man in a wheelchair who witnesses a possible murder. 102 more words


Kevin Bacon Will Star in 'Rear Window' On Stage

Kevin Bacon will break a leg this fall in the world premiere of the stage adaptation of “Rear Window,” which bows at Hartford Stage in Hartford, Conn., with an eye toward future commercial life. 217 more words


The 10 Connecticut Productions I’m Anticipating Most – Plus a Second 10

By Karen Isaacs

Though Connecticut’s theater season began around June 1, receently I having been looking over the theater schedules and putting asterisks next to those shows or productions that interest me the most. 594 more words

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