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  • McCourts' 'A Couple of Blaguards' To Bow At Long Wharf's Stage II

    McCourts' 'A Couple of Blaguards' To Bow At Long Wharf's Stage II
    New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre is going to open for business this summer with several shows that it will present (as opposed to the ones it produces itself). First up will be the comedy, “A Couple of Blaguards” by Frank McCourt, the...
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • 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...
  • Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still' At TheaterWorks

    Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still'  At TheaterWorks
    Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan. The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
  • When New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre Honored Julie Harris

    I attended a gala at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven in 1995 honoring Joanne Woodward, Ruby Dee and Julie Harris. Ms. Harris died Saturday at her home in West Chatham, Mass. on Cape Cod. I wrote:     "Perhaps the most moving moment of the one-hour...
  • Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre
    In 1997 I interviewd Julie Harris and Linda Purl oin advance of the production of Athol Fugard's "the Road to Mecca" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.  By FRANK RIZZO In Athol Fugard's play, ``The Road to Mecca,'' Julie Harris plays an elderly woman...
  • Talking to Julie Harris About Her 'Literary Ladies'

    I interviewed Julie Harris several times over the years but one of my favorites was for a piece I did for The Hartford Courant in 1990 in advance of a tour of "Driving Miss Daisy" at New Haven's Shubert Theater. By FRANK RIZZO "Don't call Julie Harris...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...