RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Yale Repertory Theatre

A collection of news and information related to Yale Repertory Theatre published by this site and its partners.

Top Yale Repertory Theatre Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season
    "These Paper Bullets,” the world premiere rock adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring new songs by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the highlights of the six-show 2013-14 season at New Haven’s Yale...
  • A Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
  • Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.

    Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.
    The show: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of Theresa Rebeck's “O Beautiful” First Impressions: Playwright and TV writer Theresa Rebeck creates a messy, melodramatic work as she attempts to deal with the issues of school bullying,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Marie Antoinette' at Yale Rep Visually Stunning, Politically Pointed

    'Marie Antoinette' at Yale Rep Visually Stunning, Politically Pointed
    The show: World premiere of “Marie Antoinette” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven First impressions: David Adjmi's surreal look at the madness of politics, power and celebrity gets a wild and wooly (as in sheep) dream of a production...
  • 'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle

    'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle
    The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning  “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.  The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
  • My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season

    My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season
    I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
  • Michael Yeargan To Co-Lead Design At Yale School of Drama

    Michael Yeargan To Co-Lead Design At Yale School of Drama
    Tony Award winning designer Michael Yeargan will be co-chairman of the design department, at the Yale School of Drama, alongside current co-chairman Stephen Strawbridge, effective July 1. Yeargan will succeed Ming Cho Lee who will continue to teach full-...
  • 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...
  • David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown

    David Hyde Pierce Directs Comedy At Williamstown
    David Hyde Pierce says there wasn't a "Eureka!" moment when it occurred to him to set Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners in manors, "The Importance of Being Earnest" with the playwright's characters as transplanted American gangsters in the 1930s....