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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival

    Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival
    The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
  • Long Wharf's "Asher Lev" To Play Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre

    Long Wharf's "Asher Lev" To Play Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre
    Long Wharf Theatre's production of "My Name Is Asher Lev" will transfer to off-Broadway, with performances beginning Nov. 8 at the Westside Theatre. The play is adapted by Aaron Posner from Chaim Potok's 1972 novel 1972 novel about the conflict of a...
  • 'A Raisin in the Sun' Shines Again

      The show: “A Raisin the Sun” at Westport Country Playhouse First impressions: Emotions run high on stage in a rewarding production of Lorraine Hansberry’s compassionate, thematically-rich 1959 play; for the members in the audience,...
  • LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'

    LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'
    LeRoy McClain (Broadway’s “Cymbeline," "The History Boys") will join Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Broadway's "Next to Normal")  in the cast of Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, “Clybourne Park,”...
  • "A Civil War Christmas" Finally Makes It To New York

    "A Civil War Christmas" Finally Makes It To New York
    Just in time for the "Lincoln" film wave? Paul Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas," which received its world premiere at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven in 2008, will make its New York bow with a production at the New York Theatre Workshop. Tina Landau, who...
  • '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 Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
  • Governor, Theater Leaders Gather To Celebrate Funding

    There was some gathering of more than 80 folks Wednesday at Hartford Stage, bringing together the leadership of six producing theaters with the governor and other state honchos.  It was the first time board members, artistic directors, managing...
  • 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...