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  • Youthful Intensity and Dark Comedy Makes 'Owners' at Yale Rep a Winner

    Youthful Intensity and Dark Comedy Makes 'Owners' at Yale Rep a Winner
    The British playwright Caryl Churchill is beloved by student theaters, and for good reason. She writes uncompromising, foulmouthed, politicized, taboo-bending dramas about adults who've sold out their values and let society get the better of them. Her...
  • 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...
  • Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!

    Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!
    It's the attack of the teen Shakespeares! The Hartford Stage Young Company presents its Breakdancing Shakespeare breakdown of the bard's Two Gentlemen of Verona through August 15 at 7 p.m. (hartfordstage.org). This is the eighth annual Breakdancing...
  • 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 Sokolovic will play Stella Kowalski opposite Joe Manganiello's Stanley in the production which plays Sept. 20 to Oct. 12 at the...
  • This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages

    This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages
    The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...
  • 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...
  • New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived

    New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived
    New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations. The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
  • Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.

    Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.
    Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
  • 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...