Oct. 18 - 19 - Staged-Reading: "Lord of the Flies," adapted by Nigel Williams. Heather Stanton directs. $5 donation.
Oct. 25 - 26 - Staged reading: "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller. Keith
Paul directs. 7 p.m. $5 donation.
Nov. 29 - Dec. 29 - "The Snow Queen." Based on book by Hans Christian
Anderson. Directed by Richard Stanton. Fantastical adventure set against lush,
wintry landscape. Performances: Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sat, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2
p.m. Special matinee at 2 on Dec. 26. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children and
senior citizens; group rates available.
Jan. 4 - HCT Musical Theatre Cabaret 2002-2003. Richard Stanton, director; Brian
Germain, musical director. 7 p.m. Tickets: to be announced.
Jan. 24 - Feb. 23 - "The Yellow Boat" by David Saar. Directed by
Richard Stanton, artistic director. Intimate portrait of hemophiliac boy who
contracts HIV and is then diagnosed with AIDS. Recommended for ages 10 and
older. Performances: Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sat, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Tickets:
$15 adults, $10 children and senior citizens; group rates available.
March 7 - 16 - "To Kill A Mockingbird." Adapted by Christopher Sergel
from novel by Harper Lee. Directed by Brian Jennings. Set in summer of 1935, a
small Southern town is forever changed through bravery of one widowed father and
his children. For ages 10 and older. Performances: Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sat, 2 p.m.;
Sun, 2 p.m. Group matinees March 11-13, 10 a.m. Tickets: $15 adults, $10
children and senior citizens; group rates available. St. Joseph College, Hoffman
Auditorium, Bruyette Athenaeum, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford.
April 25 - May 25 - "Pinocchio." Adapted by Dorothy Dayton Stone.
Classic fairy tale of charming wooden puppet, with hopes of becoming a real boy.
Directed by Richard Stanton. Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sat, 2 and 7:20 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m.
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children and senior citizens; group rates available.
Unless noted, performances at Hartford Children's Theatre Carriage House
Studio Theatre, 360 Farmington Ave. Information: 860-249-7970; www.hartfordchildrenstheatre.org.
Through Oct. 6 - Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." Mark Lamos
returns to direct his 15th Shakespeare production. Features Dan Snook and Karen
Ziémba (2000 Tony Award-winner). Performances: Tues-Thurs, 7:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat,
8 p.m.; Sun, 7:30 p.m. Matinees on selected weekdays at 2 and on selected
weekends at 2:30. Tickets: $22-$60; subscriptions available.
Oct. 17 - Nov. 17 - "Edgardo Mine" by Alfred Uhry. Directed by Doug
Hughes. An unexpected knock at the door of Jewish household turns lives of
Nov. 29 - Dec. 28 - "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas."
Adapted and directed by Michael Wilson. Everyone's favorite holiday tradition
turns 5 this year and returns home to Hartford Stage.
Jan. 9 - Feb. 9 - "Electra" by Sophocles. Directed by Jonathan Wilson.
Grief-stricken by murder of her father, Electra seeks revenge on his killer -
Feb. 20 - March 29 - "The Trip To Bountiful" by Horton Foote. Directed
by Michael Wilson. Featuring Hallie Foote and Jean Stapleton. Mrs. Watts is
spending twilight of her life suffocating in her son's tiny apartment with her
quarrelsome daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae.
April 10 - May 11 - "Diosa" by Edwin Sanchez. Directed by Melia
Bensussen. Josefa is a young woman destined to lose her innocence as she moves
from a ballroom dancer in her parent's act to a goddess on the silver screen.
May 22 - June 22 - "The Night of the Iguana" by Tennessee Williams.
Directed by Michael Wilson. Features Annalee Jeffries. In the sweltering Mexican
rainforest, a defrocked minister arrives with a tour group of church ladies at a
If not noted, call for performance times and tickets. 50 Church St.
Information: 860-527-5151; www.hartfordstage.org.
Oct. 24 - 27 - Hartt Theatre Division presents "Much Ado About
Nothing." Directed by Alan Rust. Thurs-Fri, 8 p.m.; Sun, 3 p.m. Tickets:
$10-$15. Millard Auditorium.
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