| 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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 8:25 AM
Caryl Phillips is the consummate town/gown writer. I always liked reading his books in bars, because of the wonderful conversations that could erupt just from fellow drinkers glancing at the covers or titles and asking, “What’s that about?&...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:40 AM
This summer, the Yale Cabaret is hosting a rotating slate of three plays as part of its 50 Nights: A Festival of Stories program. It's all in the name of storytelling, as each play celebrates the tradition: The K of D, an urban legend, by Laura...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:17 AM
You expect seeing actors performing on the Yale Cabaret stage to go on to greater things.
But a musical that originated there?
"Fly By Night," a show that began at the Yale Summer Cabaret in 2009, will have its world premiere at the Dallas Theatre...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:40 AM
The Yale Cabaret
Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 217 Park St. 203-432-1566, yalecabaret.org.
The hallmark of the Yale Cabaret's current season, says co-Artistic Director Michael Place, is "inquiry, not...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Singers Jeff Harnar and Sally Mayes will be among the performers at the 10th annual International Cabaret Conference at Yale from July 28 to Aug. 4.
Harnar and Mayes will perform July 28 at 7:30 p.m. All shows will be held at the Iseman Theater, 1156...
| 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,...