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  • 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 TheatreĀ  — “A Doctor In Spite of Himself” and “A Servant of Two Masters” under director Christopher Bayes — will be featured in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Anarchist' At Yale Rep Is Radically Ridiculous Fun

    'Anarchist' At Yale Rep Is Radically Ridiculous Fun
    The show: "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven What makes it special?: The latest production by the folks who did the ridiculously good "The Servant of Two Masters" and "A Doctor in Spite of Himself" at the Rep....
  • 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...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • 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...
  • August Wilson: The Perfect Playwright For This Life Cycle

    August Wilson: The Perfect Playwright For This Life Cycle
    'In midsummer 1982, August Wilson stepped onto the grassy campus of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, wondering whether a clerical error had brought him to the prestigious National Playwrights Conference," The Hartford Courant wrote,...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • 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...
  • This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages

    This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages
    The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...