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  • A Diary of a Legendary New Haven Surgeon-Author

    A Diary of a Legendary New Haven Surgeon-Author
    Richard Selzer's Diary is a New Haven smorgasbord. Selzer, a highly regarded author of many books of stories and essays and former Yale surgeon, traded scalpel for pen 30 or so years ago. He's since become a literary fixture in downtown New Haven, where he writes, lunches and holds court with many an aspiring young writer. (Full disclosure: I've long been a Richard Selzer fan, met him seven or eight years ago, and we've led several writing workshops for medical residents together.)
  • Bay Theatre brings Emily Dickinson to life in season finale

    In her end-of-season program note, Bay Theatre Company co-founder and artistic director Janet Luby refers to "the astonishing success of Bay Theatre's 2011-2012 season," and promised that this season's final production would do justice to the preceding...

    An invisible man, live on stage

    An invisible man, live on stage
    Can you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end...

    The Majestic Silver Strings: A fresh spin on old country featuring Buddy Miller, Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz

     
    Two of the more idiosyncratic facets of the guitarist summit meeting of Buddy Miller, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Greg Leisz on “Buddy Miller’s The Majestic Silver Strings” album center on Ribot, the instrumentalist extraordinaire who...

    Theater review: 'The Merchant of Venice' at the Broad Stage

     
    F. Murray Abraham has a splendid fluency with the language of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," now playing at the Broad Stage.