| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Stuart Ward will be the guy and Dani De Waal the girl is the national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical “Once,” which will play the Shubert Theater in New Haven in Feb. 26 to March 2. The tour of the romantic musical opens at the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 5:22 AM
Oct. 20-23, Shubert Theater, 247 College St., $15-$78. 203-562-5666, shubert.com.
Music is the weapon," sang Fela Kuti (1938-1997), the Afrobeat pioneer whose pan-African polyrhythms are reaching new audiences while his life story is being more...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:55 AM
The show: “Fela!”
The place: Shubert Theater in New Haven.
Thoughts on leaving the parking lot?: I was going to write a standard blog-style review of "Fela" which I saw Friday night but since the run was so short -- it ended today -- I...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:16 AM
1st) Shubert Theater
The Shubert Theater has seen a resurgence of sorts in the past year, with blockbuster Broadway shows like Hair and Legally Blonde having set up shop there to prepare for their national tours. It's the latest in the Shubert's rich...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Mark Morris Dance Group
June 21-22, 8 p.m., pre-show discussions at 7 p.m., $20-$50, Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven, artidea.org
On the heels of a successful debut in China, where choreographer Mark Morris received the honorific title of...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:33 AM
You can't help but feel the maternal touch of Phylicia Rashad.
She exudes warmth, calm and centeredness that brings to mind ideal qualities of a mom. Her voice is honeyed and clear, her answers are specific and instructional, and when she says, "Oh,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Julie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Daily Show correspondent and humorist John Oliver may have penned the most memorable tweet of election night, when he sent the following missive: “If Mitt Romney wins the election tonight, the White House will be one of the smallest houses he's ever...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Notice that the latest trend in gift-giving is the "experiential gift?"
Instead of that sweater, slippers or cheese board, I'm noticing more people giving (and asking to be given) gifts of experiences: a day at the spa, a balloon ride, a...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's $150 million in immediate cuts to deal with a looming deficit has an effect on many arts, cultural, heritage and tourism organizations.
The governor cut a total of $1,038,742 from the Department of Economic and Communuity...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The Shubert is the place to go for all your favorite holiday productions from year to year. New Haven Ballet dances Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker from Dec. 7-9, with principal dancers from the Boston Ballet. For a few days, Clara's dream can become your...