| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Shubert Theater
247 College St.
2) Long Wharf Theatre
3) Yale Repertory Theatre
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The show: Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
What makes it special: Diverse casting and a novel approach to classic American play that opens the theater's 50th anniversary season.
First impressions: There's an especially...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Six-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award-winner Audra McDonald will headline Long Wharf Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala on June 5.
Her Broadway accolades in all four acting categories (best leading and featured actress in a musical and also in a...
| Oct 5, 2014
For the season opener of Long Wharf Theater's 50th anniversary season, artistic director Gordon Edelstein wanted a work that not only made an artistic statement about the theater but one that reflected the New Haven community.
His choice —...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven is opening its 50th anniversary season next month with the classic community-conscious melodrama Our Town. Hartford Stage, it seems, has beaten them to the punch by producing "Ether Dome''. The new play, receiving its...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
His intelligence and wit are legendary. Now you can witness both for yourself when playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard presents a free lecture at Yale's University Theatre on Monday at 5:15 p.m. The event is open to the public.
The richly worded...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:23 AM
When I was a kid growing up outside Boston, I would make it a point to see "preview" performances of Broadway-bound shows, in part because the tickets were cheaper.
And it made sense, too, for both me and the show's producers. After all, these...
| Jun 21, 2014
The show: "Endurance" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
What makes it special?: A presentation by New Haven-based Split Knuckle Theatre.
First impressions?: Combine TV's "The Office" with a harrowing real-life adventure from The Discovery Channel...