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  • DVD Review: 'Despair'

    With all due respect to Stanley Kubrick's excellent “Lolita,” Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1978 English-language version of Vladimir Nabokov's “Despair” remains the greatest big-screen Nabokov adaptation. (Hiring Tom Stoppard to write the screenplay certainly didn't hurt.)
  • DVD review: 'World on a Wire'

    DVD review: 'World on a Wire'
    Rainer Werner Fassbinder (“Despair,” “The Marriage of Maria Braun”) directed more than 40 features and substantial TV projects between the age of 24 and his death at 37. So it's not surprising that some of them fell between the...

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season
    "These Paper Bullets,” the world premiere rock adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring new songs by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the highlights of the six-show 2013-14 season at New Haven’s Yale...

    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...

    Three World Premieres Highlight New Yale Rep Season

    Three World Premieres Highlight New Yale Rep Season
    The 2012-13 Yale Repertory Theatre season will feature three world premieres by Sarah Ruhl, David Adjmi and a collaboration by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, based on a  Rainer Werner Fassbinder film. Oscar-nominee ("Sideways") and Emmy Award-winner ("...