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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Youthful Intensity and Dark Comedy Makes 'Owners' at Yale Rep a Winner

    Youthful Intensity and Dark Comedy Makes 'Owners' at Yale Rep a Winner
    The British playwright Caryl Churchill is beloved by student theaters, and for good reason. She writes uncompromising, foulmouthed, politicized, taboo-bending dramas about adults who've sold out their values and let society get the better of them. Her...
  • Yale Repertory Theatre Presents Engaging But Unfocused 'Owners'

    Yale Repertory Theatre Presents Engaging But Unfocused 'Owners'
    The show: "Owners" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven What makes it special?: Early full length play by British playwright Caryl Churchill First impressions: The political, social and gender-charged themes and daring imagination that make...
  • 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...
  • New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived

    New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived
    New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations. The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
  • Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.

    Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.
    Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...