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  • 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. ...
  • Rene Augesen Joins 'True Blood''s Joe Manganiello In 'Streetcar' at Yale Rep

    Rene Augesen will play Blanche to Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Strreetcar Named Desire" this fall. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Augesen was in the core acting company of the...
  • Tonys To Regionals: Move Over, Here Comes New York City Theaters

    Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded. The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
  • Herzog in 'Belleville': How well do we know each other?

    Herzog in 'Belleville': How well do we know each other?
    So, how well do you know your lover? Can you really trust your husband? Your wife? Implicitly, you say to yourself as you read. One would hope so. But every so often, the news media will throw up a story of someone living a complete lie, someone who...
  • 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...
  • A Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...