| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:36 PM
If conductor Jeffrey Kahane led the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with even more vim and vigor than usual during last weekend's concert at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, he had good reason.
The program of new and familiar music on Saturday, April 21...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:08 PM
You don't have to convince me about the power of the arts -- specifically in the flagship producing theaters in the state.
I have covered the Connecticut arts scene for 35 years and have seen first-hand the impact the state's five Tony Award-winning...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The return of Judith Ivey, a "world premiere" work about Louis Armstrong and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Clybourne Park" are among the shows for the 2012-13 season at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
The 48th season opens with the new one-person...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:55 AM
A video created by Long Wharf Theatre’s education illustrating the importance of arts education won a $10,000 award from the National Corporate Theatre Fund.
The funds were awarded at the NCTF’s Annual Chairman’s Awards Gala April 30....
| May 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Maurice Sendak’s home phone number is hidden under a wall in my house. It’s like a secret from one of his books, a dream in code, a treasured key which unlocks memories.
About a decade ago, a publicist from New Haven’s International...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Gabriel Kahane, composer of "February House," a musical which had its world premiere earlier this year at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is the recipient of this year's Claire Tow Award presented to an "emerging artist" working in the theater. The award...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:25 AM
My Name is Asher Lev
Through May 27 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.
It might seem incredibly simplistic, obvious and reductive to compare My Name is Asher Lev to The Diary of Anne Frank....
| May 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre honored two longtime staffers, a former chair of the Board of Trustees, and a local business with the theatre’s Founder’s Award.
The Founders Awards were given on May 7 at the theatre’s 2012-13 season...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Those 6,000 theater-goers at Hartford Stage who saw Quiara Alegria Hudes' "Water by The Spoonful" at Hartford Stage last fall -- and who are the only folks who so far have seen this year'sPulitzer Prize-winning pl;ay -- is going to get some company.
| May 30, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The run of the new musical "February House," which received its world premiere at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre and is now playing off-Broadway at the Public Theater, is extending a week.
The show will now close June 17.
With music and lyrics by...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven launches "Passport," a new patron initiative.
By paying $25 per month fee, patrons see a play whenever they like, as many times as they like.
Theatergoers will have unlimited access to every production in the 2012-13...