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  • '4,000 Miles': An UnSentimental Journey At Long Wharf

    '4,000 Miles': An UnSentimental Journey At Long Wharf
    The show: "4,000 Miles" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven What makes it special?: Amy Herzog's play was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. First impressions: First things first. Don't expect hugs in this slice-of-life play about a 21-year-old grandson who...
  • 'Here Lies Love,' 'Great Comet' Shatter Records in Lortel Nominations

    Two immersive Off Broadway buzzmagnets, the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim disco tuner "Here Lies Love" and Tolstoy-and-vodka musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," earned a record-breaking 11 nominations each for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards,...
  • Athol Fugard Gets Personal In 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' At Long Wharf

    Athol Fugard Gets Personal In 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' At Long Wharf
    Athol Fugard has written plays about the ravages of Apartheid, about life in South Africa amid the AIDS epidemic, and of clashes of conscience, class and art. But the South African dramatist's latest work, "The Shadow of the Hummingbird", is a different...
  • Long Wharf's 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' Fitting Tribute To Wisdom

    Long Wharf's 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' Fitting Tribute To Wisdom
    The show: Athol Fugard's "The Shadow of the Hummingbird" at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II in New Haven. What makes it special?: It marks Fugard's return to the stage as an actor for the first time in 15 years in this world premiere of his latest work....
  • Cast Of 'Last Five Years' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Cast Of 'Last Five Years' At Long Wharf Theatre
    Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke star in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical "The Last Five Years." Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater, stages the show with music by Jason Robert Brown. A film version of the...
  • How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan

    How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan
    Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and renown playwriting educator Paula Vogel (“How I Learned to Drive”) will be speaking at Wesleyan University’s Memorial Chapel Monday, April 14 at 8 p.m. The writer of such plays as “The...
  • 'A Gentleman's Guide' Leads In Outer Critics Circle Nominations

    'A Gentleman's Guide' Leads In Outer Critics Circle Nominations
    The Broadway awards season has got off to a splendid start for the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered at Hartford Stage in 2012. The Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations came out this week and the...
  • James Avery dies at 65; played father figure on TV's 'Fresh Prince'

    James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65. His death was confirmed by his manager,...
  • Long Wharf Theatre: $500 And 50 Years Later

    Long Wharf Theatre: $500 And 50 Years Later
    Local politicians said Long Wharf Theatre placement in the city's meat packing district was like adding "cabbages to Tiffany's." Jon Jory was 24 when he left Yale School of Drama after his second year to start Long Wharf Theater. "We would go around...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Cast Set For '4000 Miles' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Zoaunne LeRoy (Long Wharf Theatre’s “Uncle Vanya”) and Micah Stock (NBC’s “Deception”) will play grandmother and grandson in Amy Herzog’s “4000 Miles” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. The show,...