Theater So Close You Can Feel It.
TheaterWorks produces high quality, contemporary theater that is relevant to our audiences, engages a diverse community, and provides insight into the human experience.
Founded in 1985 by Steve Campo, TheaterWorks has produced over 130 plays and presents approximately 225 performances per season.
TheaterWorks also owns and manages the historic 1927-built property at 233 Pearl Street, known as City Arts on Pearl. City Arts also provides an affordable home and services to a diverse family of non profit arts organizations.
TheaterWorks offers a number of volunteer, internship, and apprentice opportunities for students, early career professionals, and folks just looking to help out. Positions are available on a rolling basis in Arts Administration, Marketing and Development, Front of House and Box Office, and Production. Occasional, short term, or long term, we are happy to have you! (Applicants must be 16 years of age.) Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
I-91 heading South
(from Massachusetts and points north)
Exit 31 - State Street.
At the end of the exit you will be at Columbus Boulevard.
Cross Columbus Blvd. and get in the center lane - this is State Street. Stay on State Street as it bends (through traffic light). Continue to the next light and cross over Main Street. State Street now becomes Pearl Street. Stay on Pearl, cross Trumbull Street. The theater will be on your left just before the intersection of Ann Uccello Street.
I-91 heading North
(from New York and the Connecticut shoreline)
Exit 29A - Capital Area Exit.
Take long exit ramp, staying left and follow to the traffic circle. Take the first right off the circle. Follow the road as it bends around Bushnell Park (you will pass Vito's Restaurant on your right). At the next light, take a right onto Trumbull Street. Take your 1st left onto Pearl Street. The theater will be on your left just before the intersection of Ann Uccello Street.
I-84 heading East
(from West Hartford, Litchfield and Fairfield County)
Exit 48A - Asylum Street / Capital Avenue.
Stay left on the exit and follow for Asylum Street. Take a right onto Asylum Street. You will immediately pass under a train trestle. Continue through the next traffic light as the road bends sharply to the right but stay in the left lane. Take the next left at the light onto Pearl Street. You will pass a fire station on your right. Continue through the traffic light, crossing over Ann Uccello Street. The theater will be on your right immediately beyond this intersection.
I-84 heading West
(from East Hartford, Tolland County and Boston)
Exit 54 - Downtown Hartford.
The exit will take you across Founders Bridge, follow straight through to the traffic light and State Street. Stay in the center lane on State Street as it bends (through 2nd traffic light). Continue to the next light and cross over Main Street. State Street now becomes Pearl Street. Stay on Pearl, cross Trumbull Street. The theater will be on your left just before the intersection of Ann Uccello Street.
TheaterWorks no longer controls the parking behind our building. However subscribers can easily purchase a season parking pass - 5 shows for only $25. This pass is available for purchase when you click here.
Important information: Subscribers will receive hang tags in the mail directly for LAZ Parking. Tags must be visibly displayed from your rear view window. Parking is available from 5 PM - 12 AM for evening performances and 12 PM - 6 PM for matinees.
Subscribers who do not purchase a season parking plan will be subject to posted event rates ranging from $8-$15 per event depending onto XL Center’s schedule.
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