| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2013
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Steven Epp who clowned his way through two side-splitting shows at Yale Repertory Theatre — “A Doctor In Spite of Himself” and “A Servant of Two Masters” under director Christopher Bayes — will be featured in the...
| Dec 7, 2013
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....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
The show: "The House That Will Not Stand" at New Haven's Yale Repertory Theatre
What makes it special?: Co-world premiere of a play by Marcus Gardley.
First impressions?: It takes a bit to get into the rhythms, language and music of this stylized...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Monday night’s tribute to Meryl Streep in New York where she received the Monte Cristo Award from Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center was an evening of appreciation, nostalgia and a reality check.
To help launch the 50th...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:40 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2014
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...