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  • Vaclav Havel, a playwright with political passion

     
    Vaclav Havel, the former Czech president who died Saturday at 75, was the perfect example of an increasingly rare specimen -- the politically engaged playwright. In today's theatrical climate dominated by silly movie retreads and safe little dramas,...
  • Gehry-designed New York theater to open with $25-million gift

     
    Frank Gehry's next building, the new home of New York's Signature Theatre, will open Tuesday. It's being named the Pershing Square Signature Center following a hedge fund's $25 million gift announced Thursday....
  • Fall Arts Preview: In Session

    It’s academic. In Connecticut, the arts season parallels the school season as surely as Sister Strikes Again! follows Late Nite Catechism, as reliably as picketers follow Andres Serrano exhibitions. It’s only logical in a college town that...
  • My Name is Asher Lev comes to the stage at New Haven's Long Wharf

    My Name is Asher Lev comes to the stage at New Haven's Long Wharf
    My Name is Asher Lev Through May 27 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.   It might seem incredibly simplistic, obvious and reductive to compare My Name is Asher Lev to The Diary of Anne Frank....
  • A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre

    A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre
    Jim Dale guides his guests into the study in his Park Avenue home, pointing out memorabilia filling the walls and shelves: album covers from when he was a British pop star in the late '50s; pictures of him from the "Carry On…" comedy films in the...
  • Theater: Garden of Delights

    Theater:  Garden of Delights
    On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
  • Zakes Mokae dies at 75; Tony-winning South African actor

    Zakes Mokae dies at 75; Tony-winning South African actor
    Zakes Mokae, the Tony-winning South African actor best known for his work with playwright Athol Fugard in such apartheid dramas as "The Blood Knot" and "Master Harold . . . and the Boys," has died. He was 75. Mokae died Friday at his home in Las Vegas...
  • Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'

    Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'
    If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down:...
  • What wowed a stage critic

    What wowed a stage critic
    Theater this year had a hard time competing with real-life drama (the melodramatic collapse of the economy; Barack Obama's stirring, historic victory; and, for heart-attack-inducing suspense, Rafael Nadal's superhuman defeat of Roger Federer in the...
  • Struck by the power of a story well told

    Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
  • Monster Mash: NEA's new grant money; Broads donate $2 million more to MSU museum; arts attendance falls

     
    -- New money: The National Endowment for the Arts said it would grant cities as much as $250,000 apiece for urban design projects that promote the arts. (Bloomberg) -- If you build it: Eli and Edythe Broad donate an additional......