| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:55 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:17 PM
"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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:03 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:10 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:55 AM
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,...