Now through Sunday, April 26:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. The Pianist of Willesden Lane based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen adapted and directed by Hershey Felder. Running Time: 90 minutes with no intermission. Recommended for adults and children ages 12 and up. Tickets $25-85. Hartford Stage, Hartford.
Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturday at 2:30pm and Sunday at 8pm and Sundays at 2:30pm. Playing the Assassin In a compelling story about a man’s honor, his legacy and his humanity, Frank Baker, a retired NFL star is down on his luck. Now, he’s offered the chance of a lifetime – an interview on CBS before the Super Bowl. But just when he thinks his luck has changed, Baker and his interviewer are blindsided by secrets and revelations. Inspired by a true story, this new play looks closely at hero worship, race, atonement and legacy. How will you be remembered? 80 minutes (no intermission). Theaterworks, Hartford.
Now through Sunday, May 3rd:
Wednesday – Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday – Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. The Imprtance of Being Earnest Effervescent romantic exploits meet scintillating social satire in one of the most celebrated comedies of all time. Jack and Algernon pursue countryside adventures and the young ladies who have won their hearts. Mistaken (and falsified!) identities prevail in this delicious comedy of manners until the young gents cross the formidable Lady Bracknell, giving audiences laughs to last a lifetime. Playhouse on Park, West Hartford.