Other Events

Several exciting events not affiliated with the MetroHartford Alliance are taking place in the Hartford Region!  Find out what’s happening and discover the cultural and entertainment riches of the area.

  1. Hartford Improv Festival - Trophy Wives, Piggy Got Owned, History of the Future, Up in the Attic

    Thursday, April 6
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    9:00pm


    The Thursday 9PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Trophy Wives (New York, NY), Piggy Got Owned (Seymour, CT), History of the Future (Manchester, CT), Up in the Attic (Providence, RI). Click here for more information.
  2. Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

    Friday, April 7
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    2:00pm


    A roster of premier musicians from the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra will broaden your musical perspectives with a series of lunch time performances in the soaring Kitchen Café restaurant at the Downtown Library. Click here for more information.
  3. Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels

    Friday, April 7
    The Bushnell
    166 Capital Avenue, Hartford
    7:30pm


    Voices of Angels showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Eabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skill and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition. Featuring many songs from the forthcoming Voices of Angels album, this inspiring live concert experience features all new stage designs, stunning wardrobes, superb choreography and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards in the group’s award-winning signature style. Click here for more information.

  4. Hartford Improv Festival - Winnipeg, B&B, Sorry Not Sorry

    Friday, April 7
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    7:00-8:00pm


    The Friday 7PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Winnipeg (Hartford, CT), B&B (Portland, OR), Sorry Not Sorry (Albany, NY). Click here for more information.

  5. Hartford Improv Festival - Lady Business, Flux in a Box, Sea Tea Improv Touring Company

    Friday, April 7
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00-9:00pm


    The Friday 8PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Lady Business (Hartford, CT), Flux in a Box (Toronto, ON, Canada),Sea Tea Improv Touring Company (Hartford, CT). Click here for more information.

  6. Hartford Improv Festival - LimboLand, Cuddle Party, SHED

    Friday, April 7
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    9:00-10:00pm


    The Friday 9PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: LimboLand (New York, NY), Cuddle Party (Boston, MA), SHED (Hartford, CT). Click here for more information.

  7. Hartford Improv Festival - Gayle, Big Bang Improv, Brain’s Song

    Friday, April 7
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    10:00-11:00pm


    The Friday 10PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Gayle (Brooklyn, NY), Big Bang Improv (FL / MA / NY), Brain's Song (Hartford, CT). Click here for more information.

  8. Furniture Study Day: The Federal Period in Connecticut River Valley Furniture

    Saturday, April 8
    Connecticut Historical Society
    One Elizabeth Street, Hartford
    9:00-2:00pm


    Join experts Christine Ritok (Associate Curator, Historic Deerfield), and Kevin G. Ferrigno (Chairman, CHS Collections Steering Committee) for a Furniture Study Day highlighting their research on the central Connecticut River Valley cabinetmakers working during the Federal period. The CHS’s collection of early Connecticut furniture is unparalleled in its scope and depth, and this program will provide an extraordinary opportunity to learn about these important objects through up-close examination. Click here for more information.
  9. Hartford Improv Festival - Improv Dance Time Spectacular with Misch Whitaker

    Saturday, April 8
    Sea Tea Improv Studios
    75 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford
    12:00-3:00pm


    Take your musical improv to the next level with improvised choreographed dance! We'll shimmy, shake and flow all over the stage (and each other) and have a lot of fun doing it. Topics covered will include creating compelling stage pictures, shape making, dance genres, mirroring and complimenting movements, and how to land photo-worthy mid-show poses. We'll cover solo movements and group numbers alike. Click here for more information.
  10. Hartford Improv Festival - Improv Technicians, Parachute, Carroll & Harris

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    2:00-3:00pm

    The Saturday 2PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Improv Technicians (Newark, NJ), Parachute (West Hartford, CT), Carroll & Harris (Brooklyn, NY). Click here for more information.

  11. Hartford Improv Festival - Workshop - Improv for Bad Bitches with Future Wives

    Saturday, April 8
    Sea Tea Improv Studios
    75 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford
    3:00-6:00pm


    In a male dominated field, it is easy and common for women to be steamrolled or brushed aside in scenes. We say, screw that. This workshop focuses on following your gut, getting out of your head and having the most fun on stage possible. Click here for more information.
  12. Hartford Improv Festival - Albatross, Clown Boy, Fool’s Pudding

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    3:00-4:00pm


    The Saturday 3PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Albatross (Hartford, CT), Clown Boy (New York, NY),Fool's Pudding (Providence, RI). Click here for more information.

  13. Hartford Improv Festival - HATS, Three Different Savers, Stranger Than Fiction

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    4:00-5:00pm


    The Saturday 4PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: HATS (Hatfield, MA), Three Different Savers (Providence, RI), Stranger Than Fiction (Portsmouth, NH). Click here for more information.

  14. Hartford Improv Festival - Horse Lincoln, Elderberry Jam, Big Time

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    5:00-6:00pm


    The Saturday 5PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Horse Lincoln (Storrs, CT), Elderberry Jam (Cambridge, MA),Big Time (New York, NY). Click here for more information.

  15. Hartford Improv Festival - Diner Report, Los Profesores, Marvin Marvin

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:00pm


    The Saturday 6PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Diner Report (Providence, RI), Los Profesores (New York, NY),Marvin Marvin (Montréal, QC, Canada). Click here for more information.

  16. Hartford Improv Festival - KnucklePuck, The Unmentionables, ImprovBoston

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    7:00-8:00pm


    The Saturday 7PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: KnucklePuck (Hartford, CT), The Unmentionables (Burlington, VT), ImprovBoston (Cambridge, MA). Click here for more information.

  17. Hartford Imrov Festival - Sea Tea Improv, Local Spot, Boston's Unscripted Musical Project

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00-9:00pm


    The Saturday 8PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Sea Tea Improv Ensemble (Hartford, CT), Local Spot (Baltimore, MD), Boston's Unscripted Musical Project (Boston, MA). Click here for more information.

  18. Hartford Improv Festival - Future Wives, Ghost Man on Third, Bodega

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    9:00-10:00pm


    The Saturday 9PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Future Wives (Brooklyn, NY), Ghost Man on Third (New York, NY), Bodega (Boston, MA). Click here for more information.

  19. Hartford Improv Festival - Breakup Tattoo, My Privacy, RoboPop

    Saturday, April 8
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    10:00-11:00pm


    The Saturday 10PM show of the 2017 Hartford Improv Festival will include performances by the following groups: Breakup Tattoo (Hartford, CT), My Privacy (New York, NY), RoboPop (New York, NY). Click here for more information.

  20. Hartford Improv Festival - Workshop - Creating a Successful Solo Show with T.J. Mannix

    Sunday, April 9
    Sea Tea Improv Studios
    75 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford
    12:00-3:00pm


    Remember that time you said you were going to create a solo show and never did? Why bother? Whats the point? What makes your show any different from the hundreds of other vanity projects out there? Click here for more information.