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  • 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,...
  • Long Wharf Theatre To Have Nantucket Connection

    Long Wharf Theatre has a new setting to develop new works: Nantucket. The New Haven theater will partner with Nantucket’s non-profit White Heron Theatre Company, to establish a new play collaborative,” allowing the theater to have a summer...
  • Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget

    Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget
    What makes a theatrical disaster more than just an insufferable evening in the theater? It's that people keep referencing it for years...and years...and years. >>"Mark Twain: The Musical" at the Hartford Armory: In a blatant attempt to attract tourism...
  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • Phylicia Rashad Directing Wilson's 'Fences' At Long Wharf

    Phylicia Rashad Directing Wilson's 'Fences' At Long Wharf
    Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven. "What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
  • August Wilson's 'Fences' Remains Riveting At Long Wharf Theatre

    August Wilson's 'Fences' Remains Riveting At Long Wharf Theatre
    The show: August Wilson's "Fences" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven What makes it special?: The revival is directed by Phylicia Rashad, who has starred in and staged several of Wilson's works. First Impressions: It's been near 30 years since Wilson'...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More. Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state. They include: Connecticut Free...
  • Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre

    Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre
    Smokey Joe’s Café Through July 28 at the Long Wharf Theater. (203) 787-4282, www.longwharf.org   I’ve always argued that some Broadway shows—Hair, Tommy, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent and the sleazy revival of Cabaret—often...
  • Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything

    Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything
    TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season. Then time stood still. Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...