Hartford Stage Hosts College Night Party for Powerful, Bloody Macbeth
Hartford Stage invites college students to College Night on Tuesday, October 29, featuring a night of theatre with a performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth, and a free pre-show event including pizza, drinks, trivia, costume contest, and prizes.
College Night will begin at 6 p.m. at Hartford Stage in the upper lobby with a free pre-show party for college students who purchase tickets for that evening's performance of Macbeth. Tickets for the performance on Tuesday, October 29, will be $10 for students who present a valid college ID. The event will include free pizza and drinks, a trivia game, a costume contest, and prizes.
Macbeth, by Shakespeare, directed by Darko Tresnjak, will run through November 10.Shakespeare's swift and relentless tragedy uncovers the terrifying consequences of blind ambition. In medieval Scotland, a savage world of ghosts, witches and bloody battlefields, a dark prophecy leads a warrior and his wife past the point of no return.
For more information about College Night or to purchase tickets, please call the Hartford Stage Box Office at (860) 527-5151 and mention COLLEGE NIGHT to reserve your tickets. Students must present valid college ID or current class schedule to purchase tickets and attend pre-show party. One ticket per student. Offer not valid on previous purchases.
History of Hartford Stage
Now entering its 50th Anniversary season, Hartford Stage is one of the nation's leading resident theatres, known internationally for producing classics, provocative new plays and musicals, and neglected works from the past, as well as a distinguished education program that reaches 21,000 students annually. Hartford Stage has earned many of the nation's most distinguished awards, including a Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, the Margo Jones Award for Development of New Works, OBIE awards, two New York Critics Circle Awards, a Dramatists Guild/CBS Award and an Elliot Norton Award, and has produced nationally renowned titles, including the Broadway productions of Enchanted April and Our Country's Good and the Off-Broadway productions of The Orphans' Home Cycle and The Carpetbaggers Children. In the fall of 2013, the Hartford Stage production of A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder will open at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway. The leading provider of theatre education programs in Connecticut, Hartford Stage's offerings include student matinees, in-school theatre residencies, teen performance opportunities, theatre classes for students (ages 3-18) and adults, afterschool programs and professional development courses.