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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,...
  • New Haven Turns 375 Today!

    New Haven Turns 375 Today!
    New Haven’s 375th birthday is today. The area was settled on April 24, 1638. A lot has happened since. The city is celebrating the milestone in a number of ways, none of them as lavish or as hyped as, say, its 350th anniversary celebration, but...
  • Paul Giamatti's Hamlet and Douglas Sills' JFK Both Have Issues With Their Fathers

    Paul Giamatti's Hamlet and Douglas Sills' JFK Both Have Issues With Their Fathers
    Hamlet Ends April 13, Yale University Theatre, New Haven. Produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre. (203) 432-1234, yalrep.org Ride the Tiger Ends April 21, Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org   Greed...
  • LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'

    LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'
    LeRoy McClain (Broadway’s “Cymbeline," "The History Boys") will join Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Broadway's "Next to Normal")  in the cast of Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, “Clybourne Park,”...
  • "Still Life With Iris" Playing at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II

    "Still Life With Iris" Playing at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II
    Long Wharf Theatre's Next Stage program, which is geared toward early career theatre professionals, presents its next production this weekend. Still Life With Iris tells the story of a girl who lives in Nocturno, a land where the things we see during...
  • Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival

    Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival
    The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...