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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • 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...
  • Lucky Me at Yale's Off Broadway Theatre through June 9

    Lucky Me at Yale's Off Broadway Theatre through June 9
    There are just a few more performances of Lucky Me at the Off Broadway Theater (down the path behind Toad’s Place on York Street). Sachi Parker performes a one-woman show describing what it’s like to have been the daughter of Shirley MacLaine....
  • Cicely Tyson: Milestones and facts about the Tony Award winner

    The legendary Cicely Tyson stole the Tony Awards on Sunday evening with her moving acceptance speech after being named best actress in a drama for the revival of Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful." It was the 79-year-old actress' first Tony and her...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Arts & Ideas Day 1

    A fine first day of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas 20013. I saw two musical theater workshops, a talk by two winners of the Governors’ Arts Awards, and two renowned acts play live on New Haven Green. I make this point fiercely and...
  • WIGS channel aims for TV-quality scripted shows on YouTube

    WIGS channel aims for TV-quality scripted shows on YouTube
    The wails of an infant haunt much of the 13-minute YouTube clip. On the Internet's dominant video site, recordings of laughing babies, talking twin babies, roller-skating babies long have made for amusing, sure-fire click bait. This case of a crying...
  • Review: "The Lion in Winter" Roars In Stockbridge

    Review: "The Lion in Winter" Roars In Stockbridge
    The show: “The Lion in Winter” at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage (formerly the Berkshire Theatre Festival) in Stockbridge, Mass. What makes it special?: Treat Williams and Jayne Atkinson dig into dialogue in James Goldman’s still...
  • Hartford's 'Water By The Spoonful' Opens Off-Broadway

    Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again? That's what happened to me with...
  • Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis

    Sigmund Freud considered religion a mass delusion, a sort of group neurosis ideally suited to obsessive types. C.S. Lewis was a literary intellectual who found ways of channeling his devout Christianity into even his nontheological writings, "The...
  • 'January Joiner' A 'Weight-Loss Horror Comedy'

    The new comedy "January Joiner" takes its title from those people who make New Year's resolutions to join a gym, eat healthier, and lose those holiday pounds. But the name has a disparaging subtext, implying these folks are destined to become "February...