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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!

    The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!
    Two years short of its 20th anniversary, at an age which many festivals of its size and scope never reach, International Festival of Arts & Ideas is still standing proud. And doing handstands. And dancing. And firing people out of cannons. And reading....
  • 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...
  • Eli Castro: Una comedia entre dos mundos

    Eli Castro: Una comedia entre dos mundos
    Entre el inglés y el español ha transcurrido la vida de Elizardi Castro, dos idiomas que ha traducido al lenguaje del teatro. El comediante puertorriqueño de 41 años presentará en Orlando su espectáculo unipersonal Made in Puerto Rico, en el que...
  • A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets

    A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets
    What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse? Go for some Shakespearean magic. That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
  • 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' Joins Long Wharf Theatre Summer Slate

    The musical revue "Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller"" will be part of Long Wharf Theatre summer slate July 10 to 28. The New Haven theater in conjunction with Supreme Talent International will present the show on the main stage....
  • A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'

    A Rock Opera Gets 'Back to the Land'
    It's the time of year for audacious new musicals. Even before the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford gets going with its slate of readings of brand new musicals at the 2013 National Music Theater Conference, and even before the International...
  • Smokey Joe's Cafe Comes to Long Wharf July 10-28

    Smokey Joe's Cafe Comes to Long Wharf July 10-28
    Long Wharf Theatre has added another show to its 2013 summer season: a national tour of Smokey Joe’s Café. The show’s made up of songs penned by rock & roll pioneers Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller. The tunes range from “Hound Dog” and...