Jacques Lamarre

Jacques Lamarre has worked in theatre for over 20 years. As a Public Relations/Marketing professional, he held positions at Hartford Stage, TheaterWorks Hartford and Yale Repertory Theatre/Yale School of Drama. As a playwright, he wrote "Gray Matters" which was premiered by Emerson Theater Collaborative at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (nominee, Outstanding Playwriting). His short play "Stool" was a finalist for the inaugural New Works New Britain Festival and a Top Ten finalist for the NY 15 Minute Play Festival. His short play "The Family Plan" was a finalist for the 2011 Fusion Theatre "The Seven" short play competition. Jacques has co-written seven shows for international drag chanteuse Varla Jean Merman, as well as the screenplay for her feature-length film comedy "Varla Jean and the Mushroomheads" (2011). He has written for Theater CT Magazine, Hartford Magazine and Yale Alumni Magazine. Jacques is currently the Director of Communications & Special Projects for The Mark Twain House & Museum.
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BWW Reviews:  Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GOBLIN MARKET is a Fairy Tale in Need of MagicBWW Reviews: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GOBLIN MARKET is a Fairy Tale in Need of Magic
Posted: Mar. 29, 2014


BWW Reviews:  LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong CastBWW Reviews: LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong Cast
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's SOMEWHERE Takes Us Somewhere Between Musical-Comedy and DramaBWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's SOMEWHERE Takes Us Somewhere Between Musical-Comedy and Drama
Posted: Apr. 21, 2014


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BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL is a Splashy, Flashy Rehash at The BushnellBWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL is a Splashy, Flashy Rehash at The Bushnell
Posted: Oct. 16, 2013


BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park Goes to the Edge with RED LIGHT WINTERBWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park Goes to the Edge with RED LIGHT WINTER
Posted: Sep. 20, 2013


BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's CABARET is Delicious, Dark and 'Deja Vu'BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's CABARET is Delicious, Dark and 'Deja Vu'
Posted: Jun. 15, 2013


BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHISKEY TANGO Explores the Sordid Lives of New Britain Trailer Park DenizensBWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHISKEY TANGO Explores the Sordid Lives of New Britain Trailer Park Denizens
Posted: Sep. 15, 2013


BWW Reviews: Broad Brook Opera House's NEXT TO NORMAL Challenges and RewardsBWW Reviews: Broad Brook Opera House's NEXT TO NORMAL Challenges and Rewards
Posted: May. 5, 2013


BWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Is a Wonder of WondersBWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Is a Wonder of Wonders
Posted: Nov. 9, 2013


BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's SOMEWHERE Takes Us Somewhere Between Musical-Comedy and DramaBWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's SOMEWHERE Takes Us Somewhere Between Musical-Comedy and Drama
April 21, 2014

Theeeere's a plaaaaace for us.
BWW Reviews:  LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong CastBWW Reviews: LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong Cast
April 14, 2014

Well, you know what they say: if you don't have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me!
BWW Reviews:  Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GOBLIN MARKET is a Fairy Tale in Need of MagicBWW Reviews: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GOBLIN MARKET is a Fairy Tale in Need of Magic
March 29, 2014

Watch out for goblins bearing fruit.
BWW Reviews:  Playhouse on Park's HIGGINS IN HARLEM Takes Shaw UptownBWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's HIGGINS IN HARLEM Takes Shaw Uptown
March 8, 2014

Yoouuuuu can taaaake the A-Train, yooooou can take it all the way to Haaarlem.
BWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's NOISES OFF is a Door-Slamming DelightBWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's NOISES OFF is a Door-Slamming Delight
February 16, 2014

Make some noise for this raucous comedy!
BWW Reviews: CABARET at Broad Brook Opera House Manages to be Derivative and DevastatingBWW Reviews: CABARET at Broad Brook Opera House Manages to be Derivative and Devastating
February 16, 2014

Broad Brook's dishes up a CABARET with something old, something new, something borrowed and a dash of blue.
BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's LEND ME A TENOR Visits the Silly Side of OthelloBWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's LEND ME A TENOR Visits the Silly Side of Othello
January 26, 2014

The Moor of Venice is back at Playhouse on Park, this time all-singing and all-slamming!
BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHACKED Explores in a Group What is Best Done SoloBWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHACKED Explores in a Group What is Best Done Solo
November 25, 2013

Scott Stephen Kegler whips out...a delicate subject and puts it through the Hole in the Wall.Theatre: Hole in the Wall Theater Location: 116 Main Street, New Britain Production: Written and Directed by Scott Stephen Kegler; Set and Sound Design by Bill Arnold; Lighting Design by Jim Nason; Costume Design by Boswell Smith and Cast. Through December 14; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday, Matinee on December 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets $15-$20; Pay What You Can Performance on Friday, November 29, visit www.hitw.org.
BWW Reviews: FOOTLOOSE's Kids Are All Right at Broad Brook Opera HouseBWW Reviews: FOOTLOOSE's Kids Are All Right at Broad Brook Opera House
November 16, 2013

Kick off your Sunday shoes! Jeez! Louise!
BWW Reviews: A CHRISTMAS STORY at The Bushnell Kicks Up its Leg LampsBWW Reviews: A CHRISTMAS STORY at The Bushnell Kicks Up its Leg Lamps
November 14, 2013

A CHRISTMAS STORY sticks to what works...a flagpole.
BWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Is a Wonder of WondersBWW Reviews: Little Theatre of Manchester's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Is a Wonder of Wonders
November 9, 2013

Ain't too many sunrises and sunsets before Tevye & Co. get hustled out of Anatevka. Better get to Cheney Hall!
BWW Reviews: Suffield Players' LION IN WINTER Needs More BiteBWW Reviews: Suffield Players' LION IN WINTER Needs More Bite
October 19, 2013

Suffield's LION IN WINTER comes in like a lamb, goes out like a lion.
BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL is a Splashy, Flashy Rehash at The BushnellBWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL is a Splashy, Flashy Rehash at The Bushnell
October 16, 2013

I'm a maaaaniac, maaaaaaniac at The Bushnell!
BWW Reviews: Windsor Jesters' FUNNY MONEY a Tale of Big Bucks and Moderate YucksBWW Reviews: Windsor Jesters' FUNNY MONEY a Tale of Big Bucks and Moderate Yucks
October 15, 2013

Cash in on a few laughs with Windsor community theatre
BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's Presents a Contemporary OTHELLOBWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's Presents a Contemporary OTHELLO
October 9, 2013

PoP production of The Tragedy of the Moor of Venice tries to have sympathy for the devil.
BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park Goes to the Edge with RED LIGHT WINTERBWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park Goes to the Edge with RED LIGHT WINTER
September 20, 2013

Adam Rapp's 2005 drama is stunningly revived in an all-too-brief run.
BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHISKEY TANGO Explores the Sordid Lives of New Britain Trailer Park DenizensBWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's WHISKEY TANGO Explores the Sordid Lives of New Britain Trailer Park Denizens
September 15, 2013

Hard hittin' New Britain mobile home mavens get a visit from Jesus.
BWW Reviews: Broad Brook's COMPANY Leaves Us Sorry-Grateful, Regretful-HappyBWW Reviews: Broad Brook's COMPANY Leaves Us Sorry-Grateful, Regretful-Happy
September 10, 2013

Sondheim's metrosexual musical gets a rural revival.
BWW Reviews: Capital Classics' THE WINTER'S TALE perfectly at home during the summerBWW Reviews: Capital Classics' THE WINTER'S TALE perfectly at home during the summer
July 29, 2013

Shakespeare gets the royal treatment with Capital Classics' THE WINTER'S TALE
BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's ANYTHING GOES Is a Pleasure Cruise on Choppy SeasBWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall's ANYTHING GOES Is a Pleasure Cruise on Choppy Seas
July 29, 2013

Cole Porter classic sails on some rough waters.


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