| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:06 AM
A production of Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party” directed by Austin Pendleton, a fresh staging of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Broadway hit “Good People,” a new play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, a remounting with a new...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Playwright-poet Marcus Gardley will be the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage during the 2011-2012 season.
Gardley was awarded the 2011 PEN Laura Pels award for Mid-Career Playwright. He was recently chosen as one of “50 writers to watch&...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Joshua Borenstein, interim managing director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre, can keep his desk just where it is.
After a national search, Borenstein, 36, was named the theater's latest managing director by the board on Tuesday. The national search...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:27 PM
The horses arrived in Costa Mesa this week.
As you may have heard, the Tony award-winning "War Horse," one of the most lauded stage productions in decades, is opening at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. And playing a key role in the World War I story...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Euan Morton and Fred Arsenault are cast — and make up the entire cast — of Yale Repertory Theatre’s production of “Stones in His Pockets” by Maria Jones.
The show runs Jan, 25 to Feb. 16 at the Rep. The production is...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:09 AM
There's something about Hedda.
"Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Brooke Bloom will be the title role in David Adjmi’s “Marie Antoinette,” when it has its world premiere co-production with American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. (where it will play Sept. 1 to 29) and New Haven’s Yale...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Multi-Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (Hartford Stage's "Summer and Smoke") joins the Yale Repertory Theatre production of "Hamlet" starring Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti.
Kudisch plays Claudius and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father....
| Feb 1, 2013
The show: “Stones in His Pocket” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven.
What is it?: When a Hollywood film company descends on a rural Irish village and takes over the town, locals sign on as extras and get swept up in the movie-making...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.