The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Jekyll, who faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. Performances will also include radio-theatre style readings of one or two short stories by Mark Twain to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for MTH&M members and Let’s GO Arts! members.


To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Jekyll, who faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. Performances will also include radio-theatre style readings of one or two short stories by Mark Twain to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for MTH&M members and Let’s GO Arts! members. 

To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Mark Twain House and Museum (map)

Capital Classics brings radio-theatre performances of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” to The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford this Halloween week.

Just like the days of the golden age of radio, Company members use live sound effects, music and their storytelling vocal skills to tell the tale of Dr. Jekyll, who faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. Performances will also include radio-theatre style readings of one or two short stories by Mark Twain to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Performances are held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Audience members of all ages are welcome for a scary good time. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for MTH&M members and Let’s GO Arts! members. 

To reserve tickets, call (860) 280-3130 or order online here .

 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona:  Book Club Discussion

The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Book Club Discussion

Launce's substitute for Proteus' dog, a painting by August Egg from 1849.

Launce's substitute for Proteus' dog, a painting by August Egg from 1849.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

Titus Andronicus:  Book Club Discussion

Titus Andronicus: Book Club Discussion

Act II, Scene 3: Tamora's cruelty to Lavinia by Samuel Woodforde in 1792.

Act II, Scene 3: Tamora's cruelty to Lavinia by Samuel Woodforde in 1792.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of Titus Andronicus, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

The Comedy of Errors:  Book Club Discussion

The Comedy of Errors: Book Club Discussion

Act IV, Scene i: Antipholus of Ephesus, an officer, and Dromio of Ephesus; an English watercolor from 1816

Act IV, Scene i: Antipholus of Ephesus, an officer, and Dromio of Ephesus; an English watercolor from 1816

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Comedy of Errors, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

King John:  Book Club Discussion

King John: Book Club Discussion

Scene from "KING JOHN" at Drury-Lane Theatre, as published in The Illustrated London News on December 9, 1865.

Scene from "KING JOHN" at Drury-Lane Theatre, as published in The Illustrated London News on December 9, 1865.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of King John, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

The Merchant of Venice:  Book Club Discussion

The Merchant of Venice: Book Club Discussion

Shylock After the Trial, a steel engraving by Sir John Gilbert circa 1873

Shylock After the Trial, a steel engraving by Sir John Gilbert circa 1873

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of The Merchant of Venice, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.

Troilus and Cressida:  Book Club Discussion

Troilus and Cressida: Book Club Discussion

Troilus and Cressida, Act V, Scene II, an engraving from 1795 by Luigi Schiavonetti after a 1789 painting by Angelica Kauffmann.

Troilus and Cressida, Act V, Scene II, an engraving from 1795 by Luigi Schiavonetti after a 1789 painting by Angelica Kauffmann.

Our "Young Shakespeare: Seven Early Works" series continues with a discussion of Troilus and Cressida, its history, the literary elements, such as story, theme, and character, as well as theatrical staging ideas inspired by the texts.

The Shakespeare Book Club will gather in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, at 7:00pm.  The Library will also be showing a filmed version of each play at 3:00 pm, and you can bring your own covered beverage and (quiet) snack to enjoy.

No registration is needed to attend. The Shakespeare Book Club is open to any and all who have read or seen the entire play, and wish to discuss it. You may bring your own beverage and snack to the meeting room.

Your Isham Garage parking garage ticket can be validated at the Information Desk on the Main Level of the library.

More information is available here.