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  • 'Pearls of opinionated wisdom' for South Coast Repertory

    Have you noticed the way a few of the region's venerable nonprofit theaters have been turning into a marketing playground of star vehicles, empty-headed musicals and commercial retreads? The managers of these outfits, more impresarios than visionaries, seem to judge their own success by media buzz and box-office bumps. Connection to a community has become virtually an afterthought.
  • Stage Thrust: August Wilson, West Side Story and New Haven Ballet

    Stage Thrust:  August Wilson, West Side Story and New Haven Ballet
    Most of the theater noise is in Hartford this week, but those shows connect deeply with other parts of Connecticut. Gem of the Ocean, one of the later and less-revived of the late, great August Wilson's 10-play cycle documenting African-American life...

    Theater review: 'Seven Guitars' from Seminole State College

    Theater review: 'Seven Guitars' from Seminole State College
    There's a lot of crowing going on in August Wilson's "Seven Guitars." Much of it comes from Floyd "Schoolboy" Barton. It's 1948 and fresh out of incarceration with a hit record on the radio, Floyd just knows he's going to make it big in Chicago. But a...

    Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits. There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...

    Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser

    Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser
    "Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...