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  • Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'

    Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'
    Caryl Churchill's scathing social satire "Cloud 9" — being staged at Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Studio Theatre space Oct. 23 through Nov. 2 — has many things in common with Tom Stoppard's play "Arcadia," which is playing through Oct. 25...
  • 'Olives And Blood' At UConn Explores The Mind An Assassin

    'Olives And Blood' At UConn Explores The Mind An Assassin
    Over 80 years after right-wing Nationalists tried to silence him, by murdering him in a shameful political action during the Spanish Civil War and dumping his body in a mass grave, Federico Garcia Lorca continues to speak. Theater artists have been...
  • Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec

    Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec
    Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam. This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...
  • New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows

    New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows
    Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism." After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project. But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
  • 'Shakespeare In Love''s Tom Stoppard To Give Free Yale Lecture

    'Shakespeare In Love''s  Tom Stoppard To Give Free Yale Lecture
    His intelligence and wit are legendary. Now you can witness both for yourself when playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard presents a free lecture at Yale's University Theatre on Monday at 5:15 p.m. The event is open to the public. The richly worded...
  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • Tracy Letts will go back to Broadway

    Tracy Letts will go back to Broadway
    The Chicago actor and playwright Tracy Letts is headed back to Broadway, it was announced Monday. Letts will appear in a new play by Will Eno, "The Realistic Joneses," its lead producer, Jeffrey Richards, officially announced. "The Realistic Joneses," a...
  • Theatre Of The Eighth Day To Present 'The Files' At Yale Rep

    Theatre Of The Eighth Day To Present 'The Files' At Yale Rep
    Sometimes oppression can be turned into art. Legendary Polish theater company Theatre of the Eighth Day will present “The Files,” a docudrama created from surveillance records the secret police of the Communist regime kept on the group...
  • 'The House That Will Not Stand' A Bold, Tasty Gumbo At Yale Rep

     'The House That Will Not Stand'  A Bold, Tasty Gumbo At Yale Rep
    The show: "The House That Will Not Stand" at New Haven's Yale Repertory Theatre What makes it special?: Co-world premiere of a play by Marcus Gardley. First impressions?: It takes a bit to get into the rhythms, language and music of this stylized...
  • Meryl Streep Basks In Glow Of Playwrights Kushner, Shanley, Letts

    Meryl Streep Basks In Glow Of Playwrights Kushner, Shanley, Letts
    Monday night’s tribute to Meryl Streep in New York where she received the Monte Cristo Award from Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center was an evening of appreciation, nostalgia and a reality check. To help launch the 50th...