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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Girl Power Rules In Hip, Funny 'Fairytale Lives' At Yale Rep

    Girl Power Rules In Hip, Funny 'Fairytale Lives' At Yale Rep
    The show: "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: A new play by 2011 Yale School of Drama playwriting grad Meg Miroshnik. The play is a finalist for the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • Cast Set For 'These Paper Bullets' At Yale Rep

    Cast Set For 'These Paper Bullets' At Yale Rep
    UConn acting grad James Barry (Broadway’s “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) is featured in the cast in the world premiere of “These Paper Bullets” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven March 14 to April 5.  Rolin Jones’...
  • Yale Rep Season Gets Trimmed, Responding To University Cuts

    Yale Repertory Theatre's new season just got shorter. Instead of a season of six plays that begins in September, there will be five productions with the first show starting in October for the Tony Award-winning New Haven theater that is affiliated with...
  • 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...
  • Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony

    Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony
    NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
  • 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,...