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If Queens for a Year Doesn’t Anger You, You Weren’t Listening

By Karen Isaacs

After seeing the world premiere of the disturbing new play, Queens for a Year, at Hartford Stage (through Sunday, Oct. 2), I thought of the country-western song, “Mama, Don’t Let Your Sons Grow Up to Be Cowboys” except I was changing the lyrics to “Mama, Don’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up to Be Soldiers.” 1,426 more words


Looking at the 2016-17 Connecticut Theater Season – My Top 10 Plus More

By Karen Isaacs

 Each year as I start to think about the upcoming theater season in Connecticut, certain productions jump out at me. Some revivals, new plays or cast/production teams seem to guarantee an exciting evening in the theater. 829 more words

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Amazing Performers, Amazing Work in Breakdancing Shakespeare

I’d never seen Romeo hit a B-Boy stance until I entered the practice studio for the Hartford Stage.

The unique combination of hip-hop inspired breakdancing and the Bard’s lyrical language are the core of the Hartford Stage’s… 1,044 more words

Higher Truth

A couple Sundays ago, I got to see a concert put on by one of the most recognizable voices in grunge rock. Chris Cornell (Temple of the Dog, Soundgarden, Audioslave) brought his Higher Truth tour to the… 697 more words


'Anastasia' Musical Sets Broadway Bow

“Anastasia,” the stage musical inspired in part by the 1997 animated film, has claimed a Broadway home, targeting an April 24, 2017 opening at the Broadhurst Theater. 213 more words


Dimitri in Hartford Stage's "Anastasia" looks just like the Cartoon

Hartford Stage put on a beautiful rendition of Anastasia based on the 1997 film that many of us 90’s children grew up with. Not only did the performance exceed my expectations but the actors themselves were phenomenal. 127 more words

Connecticut's Who's Who attend CCC 26th Annual Award Gala

Connecticut’s who’s -who of the theater world took center stage during the 26th Annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards held at the Hartford Stage on Monday, June 13th. 597 more words