| Dec 7, 2010
Maria Esther Gatti de Islas
Uruguayan human rights activist
Maria Esther Gatti de Islas, 92, a human rights activist who helped found Uruguay's organization for relatives of people who disappeared during South America's "dirty wars," died Sunday, her...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:11 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2008
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2008
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...
| Sep 16, 2009
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...