Mikhail Baryshnikov Will Make Hartford Stage Debut in The Man in a Case

News   Mikhail Baryshnikov Will Make Hartford Stage Debut in The Man in a Case Mikhail Baryshnikov will make his Hartford Stage debut in the world-premiere stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Man in a Case.

Mikhail Baryshnikov
Mikhail Baryshnikov

Directed by Paul Lazar and Annie-B Parson, with choreography by Parson, the production will play the Connecticut venue Feb. 21-March 24, 2013.

Baryshnikov will be joined on stage by Jess Barbagallo, Tymberly Canale and Chris Giarmo.

"In a tale both witty and haunting, a shy, reclusive man’s courtship of a carefree young woman forces him to stare down his own rigid nature," according to Hartford Stage.

The Man in a Case is a co-production with Baryshnikov Productions in association with ArKtype/Thomas O. Kriegsmann.

Mikhail Baryshnikov appeared on Broadway in Metamorphosis (Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations; Theatre World Award).

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage is under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, artistic director, and Michael Stotts, managing director.

Subscriptions are now on sale by calling (860) 527-5151 or by visiting www.hartfordstage.org. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date.

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Hartford Stage’s 2012-13 season will also include Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen; the world premiere musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder with music and lyrics by Steven Lutvak, book and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman; the world premiere of Breath & Imagination – The Story of Roland Hayes by Daniel Beaty; Abundance by Beth Henley; and Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.

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