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  • 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...
  • "American Idiot" creators' ode to Billie Joe

    "American Idiot" creators' ode to Billie Joe
    More than anything, the creative team behind the Broadway musical “American Idiot” wanted to take care of Green Day’s baby. The road tour of the musical, formed primarily from the punk band’s 2004 concept album of the same name...
  • Athol Fugard Gets Personal In 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' At Long Wharf

    Athol Fugard Gets Personal In 'Shadow of the Hummingbird' At Long Wharf
    Athol Fugard has written plays about the ravages of Apartheid, about life in South Africa amid the AIDS epidemic, and of clashes of conscience, class and art. But the South African dramatist's latest work, "The Shadow of the Hummingbird", is a different...
  • Yale Rep's 'These Paper Bullets' Features New Songs From Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong

    Yale Rep's 'These Paper Bullets' Features New Songs From Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong
    In terms of theater development time, "These Paper Bullets," went from notion to motion at warp speed, which suits the kinetic nature of this musical, "modish rip-off" of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing." "It wasn't a normal process like when...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season
    "These Paper Bullets,” the world premiere rock adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring new songs by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the highlights of the six-show 2013-14 season at New Haven’s Yale...