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  • Hey, Stella! Rest Of Cast Named For Yale Rep's 'Streetcar'

    Hey, Stella! Rest Of Cast Named For Yale Rep's 'Streetcar'
    Stanley has his Stella in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire." Sarah Sokolovicáwill play Stella Kowalski opposite Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the production which plays Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the...
  • Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage

    Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage
    What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory? Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
  • 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 RenÚ 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 RenÚ 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...
  • Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'

    Steven Epp Heads Cast In Yale Rep's 'Anarchist'
    Steven Epp who clowned his way through two side-splitting shows at Yale Repertory Theatreá — “A Doctor In Spite of Himself” and “A Servant of Two Masters” under director Christopher Bayes — will be featured in 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...
  • 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...