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  • The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys

    The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys
    A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful. The...
  • The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!

    The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!
    Two years short of its 20th anniversary, at an age which many festivals of its size and scope never reach, International Festival of Arts & Ideas is still standing proud. And doing handstands. And dancing. And firing people out of cannons. And reading....
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • Chinese Deliveryman's Nightmare Comes To Stage As 'Stuck Elevator'

    "Stuck Elevator" began in 2005 when Bryon Au Yong began following news stories about a Chinese restaurant deliveryman from the Happy Dragon who disappeared after dropping off an order of curried shrimp and fried rice in the Bronx. Co-workers found his...
  • Eli Castro: Una comedia entre dos mundos

    Eli Castro: Una comedia entre dos mundos
    Entre el inglés y el español ha transcurrido la vida de Elizardi Castro, dos idiomas que ha traducido al lenguaje del teatro. El comediante puertorriqueño de 41 años presentará en Orlando su espectáculo unipersonal Made in Puerto Rico, en el que...
  • A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets

    A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets
    What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse? Go for some Shakespearean magic. That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
  • A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'

    A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'
    It's the time of year for audacious new musicals. Even before the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford gets going with its slate of readings of brand new musicals at the 2013 National Music Theater Conference, and even before the International...
  • Smokey Joe's Cafe Comes to Long Wharf July 10-28

    Smokey Joe's Cafe Comes to Long Wharf July 10-28
    Long Wharf Theatre has added another show to its 2013 summer season: a national tour of Smokey Joe’s Café. The show’s made up of songs penned by rock & roll pioneers Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller. The tunes range from “Hound Dog” and...
  • "Clybourne Park" Playing at the Long Wharf Theatre

    "Clybourne Park" Playing at the Long Wharf Theatre
    In 1959, a house in Chicago's predominantly white Clybourne Park is up for sale — to a black family. As nervous neighbors begin to speak up, tension mounts. Then, 50 years later, the reverse occurs as a white family tries to move into the same house...
  • Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage

    Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage
    For set designer Alexander Dodge, it often starts with an image. In the case of the visual inspiration of Hartford Stage's production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," it was the suggestion of a garden maze by director Darko Tresnjak. The result is...
  • Bruce Norris' Award-Winning Social Satire Clybourne Park Moves Into Connecticut

    Bruce Norris' Award-Winning Social Satire Clybourne Park Moves Into Connecticut
    Clybourne Park By Bruce Norris. Directed by Eric Ting. Through June 2 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.   Clybourne Park is a play about folks moving in where they're not entirely welcome. In the...