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  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • A Misguided 'Streetcar Named Desire' At Yale Rep

    The show: Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven What makes it special: The show features Joe Manganiello from HBO's "True Blood" as Stanley Kowalski. First impressions: There's always been humor in...
  • Yale Repertory Theatre: Taking Theater To The Streets

    Yale Repertory Theatre: Taking Theater To The Streets
    In September of 1968, during The Living Theatre's performance of "Paradise Now" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, audience members left the theater and took to the streets. Encouraged by the performers on the stage, who were wearing loincloths...
  • Could A Connecticut Theater Revive Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson'?

    Now that the lost 40-minute film footage Orson Welles created for his production of the William Gillette farce, "Too Much Johnson," had been found, restored, presented and praised -- could an a stage production of Welles' vision happen? Perhaps a...
  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett  (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Also featured in the show,...
  • Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s, Shakespeare

    Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s,  Shakespeare
    The show: "These Paper Bullets!", a Yale Repertory Theatre production at the University Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: World premiere of Rolin Jones' "modish rip-off of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing,' " with new songs by...
  • TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'

     TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'
    Ah, if only Mrs. Mannerly were around today — and stationed at every theater lobby in America. She would not tolerate a cell phone going off, or texting or talking, or a myriad of other audience sins that have the potential of ruining a night in...
  • Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'

    Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'
    Steven Epp who clowned his way through two side-splitting shows at Yale Repertory Theatre  — “A Doctor In Spite of Himself” and “A Servant of Two Masters” under director Christopher Bayes — will be featured in the...
  • Phylicia Rashad Directing Wilson's 'Fences' At Long Wharf

    Phylicia Rashad Directing Wilson's 'Fences' At Long Wharf
    Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven. "What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
  • Will Eno's 'The Realistic Joneses' To Broadway

    Will Eno’s "The Realistic Joneses" which had its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre last year is heading to Broadway in the spring, but with only one of the original four cast members from the New Haven production. Tony Award winner Tracy...
  • Holiday Gifts For the Theater Lover

    What to give that theater lover for Christmas? Here are a few recommendations. On my bedside table already is “Fosse” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $32), Sam Wasson’s well-researched and crafted biography of director-choreographer Bob...