| 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...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas," which had its world premiere at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre in 2008, will have its New York bow next season at off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop which launched the musical "Rent" and the current Broadway...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:55 AM
American Theater just got an historic gift.
Now the question is: Can Connecticut theaters capitalize on it?
The Robina Foundation gave Yale Repertory Theatre and the Yale School of Drama $18 million gift to permanently endow and continue the Yale Center...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:42 PM
The show: The world premiere of “The Realistic Joneses” by Will Eno at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven.
First impressions: I’m a loss for words. Words, what are they anyway? Language, in small doses. Bite-sized Chewables. They&...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:24 AM
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.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
"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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Stones in His Pockets
By Marie Jones. Directed by Evan Yionoulis. Through Feb. 16 at the Yale Repertory Theatre, corner of Chapel and York streets, New Haven. (203) 432-1234, http://www.yalerep.org
You think you know a show... and then the...