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“Cry It Out,” Puts Young Mothers on Hartford Stage

Parenthood. The very idea can make people squirm with fear. It can also fill people with hope, or fond memories, or regrets. But for three women in Molly Smith Metzler’s play “Cry It Out,” it’s about change and how do they go forward with their lives immediately after having their first children. Hartford Stage’s production… Keep Reading

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Rapp’s “The Sound Inside,” Sincere, Sensitive

“The Sound Inside” by Adam Rapp and directed by David Cromer (The Band’s Visit), currently on Broadway at Studio 54, feels like a well executed writing exercise that transformed into a delicate and sensitive play. It stars Mary-Louise Parker as Bella, a Yale English professor who has fallen into an almost transcendental state of apathy… Keep Reading

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Hartford Stage Opens with Solis’ Lyrical-Political Quixote

There are many adaptations of Don Quixote — a story originally written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes in the early 17th Century — from the Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh musical “Man of La Mancha” to the Terry Gilliam film, “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.” In the prescient musical play “Quixote Nuevo,” playwright… Keep Reading

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