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“The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” Is Moving, Terrific One-Man Show

By Karen Isaacs

Please get to Hartford Stage to see T”he Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey” which is running through April 23.

It is an absorbing and touching play that will leave you shaken at the wasted lives. 609 more words


Week 14 of 52

Monday, April 3rd: 

4 – 8pm: Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny Reoccurs on April 10th. Dick’s Sporting Goods Court at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills, Manchester 

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World premiere 'Orient Express' to make next stop at Hartford Stage

The world premiere stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” closes Sunday at  McCarter Theatre in Princeton but its next stop will be at the… 729 more words

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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