| 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
| 1:20 PM
Holcombe Waller, who spent time at Yale as an undergrad in the late '90s, returns to New Haven on Jan. 11 for a performance at the Yale Cabaret. Not just a musician, Waller's latest album Into the Dark Unknown, released early in 2011, is a collection of...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:40 AM
The Yale School of Drama presents "Sunday in the Park with George," will be presented Friday, Dec. 14 to Thursday, Dec. 20 at the University Theatre, 222 York St., New Haven.
The musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The SantaLand Diaries
By David Sedaris. Directed by Rob Ruggiero. Through Dec. 23 at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org
"My costume is green. I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock,...