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  • Yale Rep's 'War' Rages To Address Race, History, Family And Identity

    Yale Rep's 'War' Rages To Address Race, History, Family And Identity
    The show: "War" at Yale Repertory Theatre Why it's special: World premiere of play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins ("Appropriate," "An Octoroon") First impressions: There's an intriguing outline in Jacob-Jenkins' sometimes audacious, sometimes muddy play....
  • New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman

    New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman
    The new musical from the Academy Award-winning songwriters of "Frozen" will tell the story of a socially awkward computer repairman named Dan who becomes attracted to Lindsay, a t-shirt designer. But his overactive imagination keeps getting in the way...
  • November's Calendar

    November's Calendar
    Abbey Choir As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Hal Holbrook, Patti LuPone Booked For Celebrations

    Hal Holbrook, Patti LuPone Booked For Celebrations
    Hal Holbrook will celebrate his 90th birthday in February on stage in Hartford performing his solo show "Mark Twain Tonight!" The Tony and Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee will return with the show for which he has performed over the past...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...
  • 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...
  • 'Arguendo' Delivers Lively Courtroom Arguments At Arts & Ideas

    'Arguendo' Delivers Lively Courtroom Arguments At Arts & Ideas
    The show: "Arguendo" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: A presentation by New York's Elevator Repair Service, part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. First impressions?: Kicking off the theatrical events of New...
  • Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest

    Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest
    David Greig remembers walking with his 12-year-old son in the Scottish Highlands in July 2011 when they stopped at a remote town, picked up a newspaper and were stunned at the news: 33-year-old Anders Breivik killed 69 people and wounded 33 others, mostly...