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  • 24-Hour Play Festival Has Its Roots In A Love For Theater

    24-Hour Play Festival Has Its Roots In A Love For Theater
    The 24-Hour Play Festival at Playhouse on Park is nigh. Six one-act plays, each of them around 10 minutes long, are written, cast, designed, rehearsed and presented to an audience within one non-stop daylong flurry. The marathon playmaking event kicks off...
  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
  • Premiere Opens New Season At Yale Cabaret

    Premiere Opens New Season At Yale Cabaret
    The world premiere of “We Know Edie La Minx Had a Gun” opens Yale Cabaret’s 46th season in the basement black-box space on 217 Park St., New Haven on Sept. 19 to 21. The play by Helen Jaksch, Kelly Kerwin and Emily Zemba centers on...
  • Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'

    Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'
    Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama. Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
  • Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony

    Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony
    NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
  • 'The Yiddish King Lear' Set For Yale Cabaret

    'The Yiddish King Lear' Set For Yale Cabaret
    "The Yiddish King Lear," adapted, assembled, and created with Martha Kaufman and Lauren Dubowski based on Jacob Gordin's 1903 play, will be presented at the Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St. in New Haven Thursday, March 8 at 8 p.m.; and Frday and Saturday  March...
  • Yale Selects Three Plays For Carlotta Festival

    Three graduate student plays from the Yale School of Drama are selected for the seventh annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, May 4 to 12 at the Iseman Theater,1156 Chapel St,, New Haven. The plays will run in repertory with 12 performances over nine...
  • Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Da'Vine Joy Randolph Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits. There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...
  • Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of Drama grad in the spotlight in the Broadway musical,"Ghost," based in the 1990 hit film. Bryce Pinkham, who graduated in 2008 just as Randolph was entering the three-year program, is cast in the...
  • Alexandru Mihail Directs "The Seagull" at Yale School of Drama

    Alexandru Mihail Directs "The Seagull" at Yale School of Drama
      Alexandru Mihail directs the Yale School of Drama production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" Jan. 24 to 28 at 8 p.m. at the University Theatre, 222 York St., New Haven. There is a 2 op.m. performance on Saturday, Jan. 28. The cast includes Josia...
  • Mac Wellman's "Dracula" Bows at Yale Cabaret in New Haven

    Mac Wellman's "Dracula" Bows at Yale Cabaret in New Haven
    Mac Wellman's absurdist, psycho-sexual adaptation (we're there!) of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" will be presented Feb. 16 to 18 at the Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St., New Haven. The production, with its 11-member ensemble, features melodrama, physical comedy,...