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  • 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...
  • Tonys To Regionals: Move Over, Here Comes New York City Theaters

    Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded. The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
  • Westport's 'The Show-Off' Not Exactly An Idiot's Delight

    Westport's 'The Show-Off' Not Exactly An Idiot's Delight
    The show: "The Show-Off" at Westport Country Playhouse What makes it special?: Actress Jayne Houdyshell. Nicholas Martin directing comedy. A rare revival of George Kelly's sly and subversive 1924 play. First impressions: The American Craftsman-style...
  • Entertaining 'Stuck Elevator' At Long Wharf

    Entertaining 'Stuck Elevator' At Long Wharf
    The show: "Stuck Elevator" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre, part of the International Festival for Arts & Ideas. What makes it special?: It's a new hybrid musical-hip-hop-opera, with libretto from a local artist in a work that was first developed in...
  • Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage

    Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage
    The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions. The show is a biography of...
  • Elvy Yost, John Procaccino In 'Curse Of The Starving Class' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Elvy Yost, John Procaccino In 'Curse Of The Starving Class' At Long Wharf Theatre
    Peter Albrink, Ben Becher, Clark Middleton, John Procaccino, Kevin Tighe and Elvy Yost join two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey in Long Wharf Theatre's production of Sam Shepard's "Curse of the Starving Class."  The show, staged by artistic...
  • 'January Joiner' A 'Weight-Loss Horror Comedy'

    The new comedy "January Joiner" takes its title from those people who make New Year's resolutions to join a gym, eat healthier, and lose those holiday pounds. But the name has a disparaging subtext, implying these folks are destined to become "February...
  • January Joiner at the Long Wharf is a 'Weight-Loss Horror Comedy' With a Difference

    January Joiner at the Long Wharf is a 'Weight-Loss Horror Comedy' With a Difference
    January Joiner "A Weight Loss Horror Comedy." By Laura Jacqmin. Directed by Eric Ting. Through February 10 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. (203) 787-4282. longwharf.org   Far be it from me to pre-judge, but the marketing...
  • "On the Town" Opens Barrington Stage in June in Berkshires

    The Leonard Bernstein musical "On the Town," a stage adaptation of "The Chosen" and "Much Ado About Nothing" will be the three shows on the main theater at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. this summer in the Berkshires "On the Town," directed by...
  • Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships

    Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships
    The Killing of Sister George Directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. Through Dec. 23 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org Dear Elizabeth By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Les Waters. Through Dec. 22 at...
  • Ashlie Atkinson Cast In Premiere of 'January Joiner' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Ashlie Atkinson Cast In Premiere of 'January Joiner' At Long Wharf Theatre
    Ashlie Atkinson (Neil La Bute's "Fat Pig") is featured in the world premiere of the Laura Jacqmin's play  "January Joiner: A Weight Loss Horror Comedy" (Well, that title's a mouthfill.) The play, staged by associate artistic director Eric Ting, will...