| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Stanley has his Stella in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire."
Sarah Sokolovic will play Stella Kowalski opposite Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the production which plays Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the...
| Sep 10, 2013
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...
| Sep 15, 2013
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...
| Sep 15, 2013
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...
| Sep 28, 2013
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...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:39 AM
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...
| 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 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
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...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
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...