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  • 'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait

    'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait
    The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...
  • NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups

    NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups
    The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects. Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
  • Dudley Knight dies at 73; innovative UC Irvine drama teacher

    For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic, unforced accents and dialects. He believed that actors in a...
  • Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage

    Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage
    How do you make a serial killer likable? One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...
  • New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived

    New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived
    New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations. The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
  • Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad

    Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad
    Westport Country Playhouse, which has one show (the backstage romp Room Service) left to go on its 2013 season, and has already announced its 2014 season (Coward’s A Song at Twilight, Bergman’s Ibsen-based Nora, Ayckbourn’s Things We...
  • Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre

    Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre
    Smokey Joe’s Café Through July 28 at the Long Wharf Theater. (203) 787-4282, www.longwharf.org   I’ve always argued that some Broadway shows—Hair, Tommy, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent and the sleazy revival of Cabaret—often...
  • Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything

    Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything
    TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season. Then time stood still. Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...
  • Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!

    Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!
    It's the attack of the teen Shakespeares! The Hartford Stage Young Company presents its Breakdancing Shakespeare breakdown of the bard's Two Gentlemen of Verona through August 15 at 7 p.m. (hartfordstage.org). This is the eighth annual Breakdancing...
  • Our Picks: Theater Auditions!

    Our Picks: Theater Auditions!
    Long Wharf Theatre 2013-14 Season: Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-6 p.m., for Equity members. Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org. Call for an appointment. Macbeth: Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sept. 7, 10:...
  • This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages

    This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages
    The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...