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  • Joe Manganiello Of 'True Blood' In Another Primal Role: Yale's 'Streetcar Named Desire'

    Joe Manganiello Of 'True Blood' In Another Primal Role: Yale's 'Streetcar Named Desire'
    No, Joe Manganiello won't growl, so don't ask. Nor will he yell, 'Stella!" Not that I was going to ask the "True Blood" actor since this is an interview about the theater, art and soul-searching topics but sometimes he says his fans — and even his...
  • Yale Rep Veteran René Augesen Playing Blanche In 'Streetcar'

    Yale Rep Veteran René Augesen Playing Blanche In 'Streetcar'
    When New Haven's Yale Repertory Theatre wanted to do "A Streetcar Named Desire," a large reason —- if not the primary one —- was to have René Augesen in the iconic role of Blanche DuBois, Tennessee Williams' ultimate faded and fragile Southern...
  • A Misguided 'Streetcar Named Desire' At Yale Rep

    The show: Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven What makes it special: The show features Joe Manganiello from HBO's "True Blood" as Stanley Kowalski. First impressions: There's always been humor in...
  • Performance Artist John Kelly Joins Cast For "In A Year With 13 Moons" At Yale Rep

    Performance Artist John Kelly Joins Cast For "In A Year With 13 Moons" At Yale Rep
    Performance artist John Kelly joins the previously announced Bill Camp in the world premiere adaptation of "In a Year with 13 Moons" to be presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. The work is based on the darkly comic New German Cinema film and...
  • State's Empty Churches Seek New Uses

    We often see houses of worship as fixtures on the landscape and in our lives. Yet more than a score of them in Connecticut's urban, suburban and rural areas are for sale or seeking new uses because although pulpits teach that God is eternal, places...
  • 'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab

    'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab
    Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk. As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
  • Two World Premieres, Musical Slated For Long Wharf Season

    World premieres by Athol Fugard and Heidi Schreck, a revival of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “Fences,” directed by Phylicia Rashad and the two-person musical “The Last Five Years” will highlight the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Could A Connecticut Theater Revive Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson'?

    Now that the lost 40-minute film footage Orson Welles created for his production of the William Gillette farce, "Too Much Johnson," had been found, restored, presented and praised -- could an a stage production of Welles' vision happen? Perhaps a...
  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett  (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Also featured in the show,...