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  • Governor, Theater Leaders Gather To Celebrate Funding

    There was some gathering of more than 80 folks Wednesday at Hartford Stage, bringing together the leadership of six producing theaters with the governor and other state honchos.  It was the first time board members, artistic directors, managing...
  • "A Civil War Christmas" Finally Makes It To New York

    "A Civil War Christmas" Finally Makes It To New York
    Just in time for the "Lincoln" film wave? Paul Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas," which received its world premiere at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven in 2008, will make its New York bow with a production at the New York Theatre Workshop. Tina Landau, who...
  • Long Wharf's "Asher Lev" To Play Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre

    Long Wharf's "Asher Lev" To Play Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre
    Long Wharf Theatre's production of "My Name Is Asher Lev" will transfer to off-Broadway, with performances beginning Nov. 8 at the Westside Theatre. The play is adapted by Aaron Posner from Chaim Potok's 1972 novel 1972 novel about the conflict of a...
  • Phylicia Rashad: How She Followed the 'Sun'

    You can't help but feel the maternal touch of Phylicia Rashad. She exudes warmth, calm and centeredness that brings to mind ideal qualities of a mom. Her voice is honeyed and clear, her answers are specific and instructional, and when she says, "Oh,...
  • 'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait

    'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait
    The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...
  • 'A Raisin in the Sun' Shines Again

      The show: “A Raisin the Sun” at Westport Country Playhouse First impressions: Emotions run high on stage in a rewarding production of Lorraine Hansberry’s compassionate, thematically-rich 1959 play; for the members in the audience,...
  • Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run

    Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run
    New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is extending its production of Terry Teachout's "Satchmo at the Waldorf." The one-actor show is directed by Gordon Edelstein, and stars John Douglas Thompson as legendary jazzman Louis Armstrong. The theater is extending...
  • Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet

    Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet
    Satchmo at the Waldorf By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org   Enter, coughing. Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
  • The '60s Classic 'A Raisin In The Sun' Still Has Plenty Wisdom to Impart

    The '60s Classic 'A Raisin In The Sun' Still Has Plenty Wisdom to Impart
    A Raisin in the Sun Through Nov. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, westportplayhouse.org   Better late than never, Lorraine Hansberry's game-changing 1959 Broadway hit A Raisin in the Sun is making its Westport Country...
  • A Proposal For a New Way Theaters Can Eliminate Subscriptions, Get Advance Bucks and Make Everyone Happy

    A Proposal For a New Way Theaters Can Eliminate Subscriptions, Get Advance Bucks and Make Everyone Happy
    The mixed-but-very-vocal reaction in the blogasphere surrounding the concept of premium pricing for not-for-profit theaters (let the market decide; think airline tickets) got me to thinking... ...About thinking outsode the box office. What would I...
  • Long Wharf Theater's Shore-Set Home Warily Eyes Sandy

    The execs at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, located just off I-95 and just off the waves crashing from Long Island Sound, are keeping a close look at the tides and generation weather from Sandy. So far -- following one high tide around noon on...