| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Casting is complete for the world premiere of the Gabriel Kahane musical, "February House" which begins performances Feb. 15 at Stage II New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The show will run through March 18.
The show will also platy off-Broadway's Public...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:50 AM
There must be something in the air with “The Tempest.”
Julie Taymor made a film version of it not to long ago. Yale Summer Cabaret produced it last year. Darko Tresnjak will direct his version of it in May at Hartford Stage, where he is the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Gordon Edelstein had a tough choice to make but the artistic director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre decided to pull the plug of the up-coming production of David W. Rintels' stage adapation of "Sophie's Choice,' which was slated to premiere in May....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Want to put your two cents in about the Connecticut Office of the Arts, formerly the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism — but down-classified when it became part of the Department of Economic and Community Development?
The COA will...
| Feb 5, 2012
David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River.
That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Kate MacCluggage, who was last featured in the ensemble cast of Long Wharf Theatre's "It's a Wonderful Life," will play Gillian, the bewitching witch, in the the romantic comedy "Bell, Book and Candle," a co-production with Long Wharf and Hartford Stage....
| Mar 3, 2012
A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie."
Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:01 AM
In the midst of new plans and strategies for arts funding in the state, I'd like to suggest still another -- and it's offered gratis -- without a consulting fee attached. (No, you're welcome).
I'm calling it "5-50-500."
It would give the five Tony...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:31 AM
By FRANK RIZZO, email@example.com The Hartford Courant
February 24, 2012
The show: "February House"
The place: Stage II at Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven.
What is it?: World premiere of musical with script by Seth Bockley; music and...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Mark Nelson will be featured in the final show of the 2011-12 season at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre: "My Name Is Asher Lev."
The show replaces the stage adaptation of "Sophie's Choice."
Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage "Asher Lev," which...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Emery Battis, a veteran stage actor whose career spanned more than 70 years and who worked frequently at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven during its first decades, died Sept. 20 at an assisted-living facility in Marlboro, Mass. He was 96 and died of...