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  • A Bleak Fassbinder Film Gets a Full-blown High-Tech Live Stage Version at Yale Rep

    A Bleak Fassbinder Film Gets a Full-blown High-Tech Live Stage Version at Yale Rep
    In a Year With 13 Moons Through May 18 at the Yale Repertory Theatre, corner of Chapel and York streets, New Haven. (203) 432-1234, http://www.yalerep.org. Based on the film and screenplay by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Adapted for the stage by Bill...
  • '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...
  • Paul Giamatti's Hamlet and Douglas Sills' JFK Both Have Issues With Their Fathers

    Paul Giamatti's Hamlet and Douglas Sills' JFK Both Have Issues With Their Fathers
    Hamlet Ends April 13, Yale University Theatre, New Haven. Produced by the Yale Repertory Theatre. (203) 432-1234, yalrep.org Ride the Tiger Ends April 21, Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org   Greed...
  • Phylicia Rashad: How She Followed the 'Sun'

    You can't help but feel the maternal touch of Phylicia Rashad. She exudes warmth, calm and centeredness that brings to mind ideal qualities of a mom. Her voice is honeyed and clear, her answers are specific and instructional, and when she says, "Oh,...
  • Ukulele Advocate: Strumming the Ballad of Juan Jose

    Ukulele Advocate: Strumming the Ballad of Juan Jose
    It takes a lovely, lilting ukulele melody to provide a much-needed moment of reflective calm into the nearly relentless, furious, historical farce The Ballad of Juan Jose. Richard Montoya’s play, at the Yale Repertory Theatre through October 13,...
  • Luby, Bay Theatre prove they're up to challenge of 'Master Harold'

    Luby, Bay Theatre prove they're up to challenge of 'Master Harold'
    On opening night of Bay Theatre's 11th season, board of trustees president Barbara Dwyer Brown promised, "Artistic director Janet Luby will be fearless in her program choices." Luby has started each of the past three seasons with a compassionate...
  • A British Boarding School Erupts in "Punk Rock" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre

    A British Boarding School Erupts in "Punk Rock" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
    Punk Rock Through April 7, at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre, crt.uconn.edu   Now that everybody's had a chance to do Spring Awakening, not to mention Hair and Rent, what other modern angry-young-men shows are there for high school or college...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • A Queen Gets Her Comeuppance, With Spectacular Effects, in Marie Antoinette at the Yale Rep

    A Queen Gets Her Comeuppance, With Spectacular Effects, in Marie Antoinette at the Yale Rep
    Marie Antoinette Through Nov. 17 at the Yale Repertory Theatre, corner of Chapel and York streets, New Haven. (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org   Last time playwright David Adjmi and director Rebecca Taichman got together at the Yale Rep, for The Evildoers...
  • Judith Ivey To Star In Sam Shepard Play At Long Wharf

    Judith Ivey To Star In Sam Shepard Play At Long Wharf
    Multiple Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey will star in Sam Shepard's "Cirse of the Starving Class" in early 2013 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The announmcement will be made Monday night, along with the other shows slated for the 2012-13 season for the...
  • Yale Rep Receives a Re-Pointing

    Yale Rep Receives a Re-Pointing
    Those who may be wondering what all the scaffolding around the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven is all about, a press rep says the brick building (a former church) is undergoing re-pointing of its façade and will be ready for the start of its season in...