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August 2020

From the Porch – Playhouse on Park Comedy Night with Linda Belt and Howie Mason

August 21, 6:00 pm

Join us for 90-minutes of laughs featuring co-headliners Linda Belt and Howie Mason. Appropriate for ages 18 & up. [Read more]

From the Porch – Yale Opera Welcomes Artistic Director Gerald Martin Moore

August 23, 6:00 pm

Hill-Stead is thrilled to be the chosen venue to welcome the Yale School of Music opera program’s new artistic director, Gerald Martin Moore. Selected Yale Opera students will perform for this special welcome and celebration and Jill Brunelle, a repertoire pianist, who collaborates on all facets of Yale’s spectacular performing arts programs will accompany them on piano. [Read more]

From the Porch – Broadway-Style Cabaret

August 26, 6:00 pm

Join singers from past Playhouse on Park productions for a 90-minute cabaret filled with show tunes, jazz standard and more.  [Read more]

September 2020

From the Porch – Soiree d’Opera Francais

September 2, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Opera CT and the Hartt School Vocal Department bring French Opera to Hill-Stead. [Read more]

Mini Holiday Portrait Sessions with IRIS Photography

September 14

Get a jump on your holiday cards with a mini photography session with IRIS Photography. [Read more]

From the Porch – Dance Party with Darlene Zoller

September 16, 6:00 pm

Because we are all Better When We’re Dancing! Join Darlene Zoller outside on the grounds as she leads us through a socially-distanced dance party. [Read more]

From the Porch – Among the Acres

September 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A diverse and dynamic showcase featuring music, dance, theater, and more. Tonight’s performance features Among the Acres and their folksy, down-home vibe. [Read more]

Autumn on the Hill – Week 1 – Trail Blazing

September 22, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Explore Hill-Stead’s beautiful grounds and learn about the origins CT’s first trail systems. Get introduced to cartography and participate in a property-wide scavenger hunt! [Read more]

From the Porch – Playhouse on Park’s Playwrights on Park

September 23, 6:00 pm

Join us for a reading of GRIT, a new play by Nick Malakhow. Includes a post-show talkback with the playwright, director, and the cast. [Read more]

Autumn on the Hill – Week 2 – Local Plants and Animals

September 29, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet the sheep and learn about the animals that lived at Hill-Stead. Practice plant and animal identification on the trails. [Read more]

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