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Jacques Lamarre

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.


BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park Closes Season With a HAIR Do
July 13, 2015

Playhouse on Park lets their freak flag fly.

BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's ANGELS IN AMERICA: Excellence Approaches
October 6, 2014

Sean Harris' visionary production puts Playhouse on Park in the big leagues.

BWW Reviews: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Attempts to Locate Lorca's Bones Among the OLIVES AND BLOOD
October 6, 2014

Do your Spanish homework before seeing OLIVES AND BLOOD.

BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's SPELLING BEE is E-N-T-E-R-T-A-I-N-I-N-G, F-R-U-S-T-R-A-T-I-N-G
June 23, 2014

Review. R-E-V-I-E-W. Review. That is correct.

BWW Reviews: Manchester Musical Players Return After Hiatus with a Ribald Trip to AVENUE Q
May 11, 2014

A saucier Sesame Street opens for business!

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Bushnell is Disney on Ice, Hold the Ice
May 7, 2014

Animatronic musical now featuring live humans!

BWW Reviews: Broad Brook's LES MISERABLES Has Us Seeing Stars
May 5, 2014

Attention! Shoplifter in Aisle Cinq!

BWW Reviews: OMIGOD, Connecticut Repertory Theatre Closes Season with LEGALLY BLONDE
April 28, 2014

Bend and snap!

BWW 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 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 Magic
March 29, 2014

Watch out for goblins bearing fruit.

BWW 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 Delight
February 16, 2014

Make some noise for this raucous comedy!

BWW 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 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 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

BWW 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 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 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 Bite
October 19, 2013

Suffield's LION IN WINTER comes in like a lamb, goes out like a lion.

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