UNMASKED, CHASING RAINBOWS, THE WANDERER and More Announced for Paper Mill's 2019/2020 SeasonUNMASKED, CHASING RAINBOWS, THE WANDERER and More Announced for Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse announces the lineup for its 2019-2020 season with three premieres and a total of five musicals. (more...)

Guess Paper Mill's Upcoming Season!Guess Paper Mill's Upcoming Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Each year Paper Mill Playhouse distributes five images that tease the titles of productions for the upcoming season. We've got the latest, can you guess what they've got in store? (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Wins Two People's Choice AwardsPaper Mill Playhouse Wins Two People's Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Mike Stotts-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce it has won two, 2019 Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards.  Paper Mill Playhouse was awarded, "Favorite Large Theater to See a Musical," and "Favorite Choral Group" by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation. Presented by Discover Jersey Arts, a program of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the annual Awards highlight the work of New Jersey's vital and thriving arts community.  (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Names Michael Stotts New Managing DirectorPaper Mill Playhouse Names Michael Stotts New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse announces the appointment of Michael Stotts as the theater's Managing Director. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak To Step Down As Artistic Director of Hartford Stage in June 2019Darko Tresnjak To Step Down As Artistic Director of Hartford Stage in June 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Darko Tresnjak will step down as Hartford Stage's Artistic Director at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. Tresnjak has served as the Tony Award-winning theatre's artistic leader since 2011. A national search will be conducted to find his replacement. (more...)

Aya Cash, Carl Lundstedt, and Luke Macfarlane Join World Premiere of REVERBERATION, Now thru 3/15 at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Aya Cash ('You're the Worst' on FX), Carl Lundstedt (Freaks: a legend about growing up), and Luke Macfarlane ('Brothers and Sisters' on ABC) will star in the world premiere of Reverberation by Matthew Lopez from today, February 19 to March 15 at Hartford Stage. Associate Artistic Director Maxwell Williams (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) will direct. (more...)

Aya Cash, Carl Lundstedt, and Luke Macfarlane Join World Premiere of REVERBERATION, 2/19-3/15 at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Aya Cash ("You're the Worst" on FX), Carl Lundstedt (Freaks: a legend about growing up), and Luke Macfarlane ("Brothers and Sisters" on ABC) will star in the world premiere of Reverberation by Matthew Lopez from February 19 to March 15 at Hartford Stage. Associate Artistic Director Maxwell Williams (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) will direct. (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Helms Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

For his first directing project since winning the 2014 Tony Award, Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak will helm Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, playing only four weeks, from tonight, October 16 to November 16, at Hartford Stage. Hamlet follows three popular Shakespearean productions in the last two years by Tresnjak: The Tempest, Twelfth Night, and last season's Macbeth. (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak to Helm Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

For his first directing project since winning the 2014 Tony Award, Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak will helm Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, playing only four weeks, from October 16 to November 16, at Hartford Stage. Hamlet follows three popular Shakespearean productions in the last two years by Tresnjak: The Tempest, Twelfth Night, and last season's Macbeth. (more...)

Hartford Stage's Tony-Winning Comedy 'VANYA AND SONIA' Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

For the final show of the its 50th Anniversary Season, Hartford Stage will present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - the most popular play in America this year and the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play - from today, May 22 to June 15. Maxwell Williams, Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director, will direct this rollicking comedy by Christopher Durang (Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All to You, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and Betty's Summer Vacation). (more...)

Hartford Stage Receives 2014 EIFLE Award for Children's Education Program of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Hartford Stage has been awarded the 2014 Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award for Children's Education Program of the Year by the Institute for Financial Literacy. The award was given for the Hartford Stage Financial Literacy Program, an adaptation of a Wells Fargo program, which uses theatre techniques to teach the basics of banking and money management. The EIFLE Awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of individuals and organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present Tony-Winning Comedy 'VANYA AND SONIA', 5/22-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

For the final show of the its 50th Anniversary Season, Hartford Stage will present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - the most popular play in America this year and the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play - from May 22 to June 15. Maxwell Williams, Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director, will direct this rollicking comedy by Christopher Durang (Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All to You, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and Betty's Summer Vacation). (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE Makes East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life today, April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE to Make East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, 4/3-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

During rehearsals for The Underpants by Steve Martin, Hartford Stage administrators learned of plans for an 'accidental' wardrobe malfunction. Horrified, the administrators noted that Hartford Stage does not condone wardrobe malfunctions of any kind. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present THE UNDERPANTS, 1/9-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

During rehearsals for The Underpants by Steve Martin, Hartford Stage administrators learned of plans for an "accidental" wardrobe malfunction. Horrified, the administrators noted that Hartford Stage does not condone wardrobe malfunctions of any kind. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Special MACBETH Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

This fall at Hartford Stage, please join translator and dramaurg Elizabeth Williamson and special guests for events and discussions, featuring 'Macbeth, Shakespeare and the Historical Context' and more. (more...)

Marivaux & 18th Century French Comedy and Other Special Events Set for Hartford Stage's La Dispute
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Hartford Stage translator and dramaturg Elizabeth Williamson will host special events for La Dispute, featuring Marivaux & 18thCentury French Comedy, Translating and Adapting the Classics Now, and more. (more...)

Hartford Stage Opens 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Open 50th Anniversary Season with LA DISPUTE in Rep with MACBETH, 9/12-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the casts and creative team for Classical Repertory for a New Generation, the theatre's new initiative to produce two classics in repertory each season, featuring a new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, in repertory with Shakespeare's Macbeth, both directed by Tresnjak, the first shows of the Tony Award-winning theatre's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

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