HARTFORD, CT — APRIL 12, 2016 — Due to high ticket demand, Hartford Stage announced today that it is adding eight performances to the run of the new musical Anastasia. The show now runs from May 12 through June 19. The official opening is Friday, May 27.
The added performances are Sunday, June 12 at 7:30pm; Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30pm; Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30pm; Thursday, June 16 at 7:30pm; Friday, June 17 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 18 at 2 and 8 pm; and Sunday, June 19 at 2 pm.
Anastasia, which is inspired by the real life of Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov and the enduring mystery of her true identity, reunites the Tony Award-winning writers of the Broadway classic Ragtime: book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, Tony Award-winner for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, will direct, and Peggy Hickey (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) will choreograph.
From the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, the new musical Anastasia is the romantic and rousing story of a brave young woman attempting to discover the mystery of her past while finding a place for herself in the rapidly changing world of a new century.
The new musical is inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures.
The Presenting Sponsor for Anastasia is The John and Kelly Hartman Foundation.
The Production Sponsors are The Cheryl Chase and Stuart Bear Family Foundation, The Saunders Foundation and The Katharine K. McLane & Henry R. McLane Charitable Trust. The Principal Sponsor is Radisson Hotel Hartford. Production support provided by Susan R. Block.
The 2015-16 Season is also sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council and the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development.
Tickets & Performances
Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun at 7:30 p.m.—Fri, Sat at 8 p.m.—Sat, Sun at 2 p.m.
Wed matinees at 2 p.m. on May 25 and June 1 only
Weekly schedules vary. For details, visit www.hartfordstage.org.
Tickets for all shows start at $25. For group discounts (10 or more), contact Theresa MacNaughton at 860-520-7114.
For all other tickets, please call the Hartford Stage box office at 860-527-5151 or visit www.hartfordstage.org.
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