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“Love this little theater”
Review of Hartford Stage

Hartford Stage
Ranked #4 of 63 things to do in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Hartford Stage, located in Hartford, Connecticut, is one of the nation's leading resident theatres, known for producing innovative revivals of classics and provocative new plays and musicals, including 68 world and American premieres, as well as offering a distinguished education program, which reaches more than 20,000 students annually.
Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Love this little theater”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

There isn't a bad seat in the house! This theater is fantastic and generally puts on some fantastic shows. The Christmas shows are fabulous.

Visited April 2012
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English first
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Absolutely Wonderful Theater- every show will change you in a positive way”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

With the artistic director, Darko, The Hartford Stage has been renewed! Every show he selects will take you on an experience that will entertain, educate and bring you into the world of the characters portrayed. It does not matter if you have heard of the show previously- take the big step and trusting Darko's insight, see a show new to you, new to your friends. If you have knowledge of the show, be ready for a new experience: feel the heat, pain, joys, challenges, contemplations, exhilirations, conflicts, and perhaps love from your seat- which is never far from the action. The price is right. I have met subscribers who travel 2 hours to reach this theater, and weather will not deter them. The actors are cast from many, many locations. If you enjoy true theater and not just the movies, Hartford Stage is a destination deemed highly worthy! I attend with adult friends and more mature teenagers.

Visited February 2013
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Hartford Stage presents an eclectic season of plays and musicals. The production values for this company are very high: staging, lighting, costumes, music, and performances have been consistently excellent. Because the layout is a thrust theater, there are virtually no bad seats in the house. I would recommend Hartford Stage to anyone interested in the performing arts.

Visited November 2012
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Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great theater”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

You may not like every play, but they are all well done. Imaginative staging, interesting sets and wonderful costuming. The current artistic director is very good and his productions are outstanding. Small enough for a good view from every seat. Great regional theater.

Visited January 2013
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29 reviews
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“A christmas carol is well done with special effects.”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

Each performance there leaves me riveted; my attention grabbed. The stage is so close; they are all good seats there. Excellent acting.

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