Tag Archives: A Broken Umbrella Theatre

Major Props

A photo essay.

“One lantern, one set of Erector pieces, three coat trees, 17 trunks, eight moving sewing machines, six stable sewing machines, three sewing machine heads, 1,000 pounds of books…

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This Week in New Haven (May 9 – 15)

Rick Lowe / Project Row Houses. Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

This week, weekdays are for introducing us to new and renewed things, while the weekend puts the “fun” in fundraisers. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 2 – 8)

Artwalk 2014

New Haven’s not playing around with its playing around this week, as plays are staged, games are played and popular annual rituals play out. …

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Heavy Meta

Ryan and Lisa with Typewriter_Photo by Lisa Daly and Ian Dunn

A funny thing happened on the way into the Shubert last Thursday.

It was opening night for Seen Change!, A Broken Umbrella Theatre’s original tribute to the 100-year-old playhouse.…

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This Week in New Haven (February 16 – 22)

New Haven’s like an everything bagel this week. There’s buzzy astronomy Monday and charitable hedonism Tuesday; creative…

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Gilbert Cast in a Trunk; photo by Lisa Daly and Dana Astmann

For most people, having a non-functioning umbrella is an excuse to consign it to the trash can. Not so for the founding members of New Haven’s A Broken Umbrella Theatre, who named their troupe in part as a clever homage …

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This Week in New Haven (May 19 – 25)

A work by Hui Min at Silk Road Art Gallery

Imaginations run wild this week along the shoreline. In Madison, a seasoned novelist presents her newest tale of intrigue. In New Haven, an acting troupe reinvents local history…

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For Your Previewing Pleasure

Shantala Shivalingappa

You can’t always tell that spring began two weeks ago. But when the International Festival of Arts & Ideas appears, there’s no doubt summer has arrived.

A harbinger of balmier times…

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Library Bards

The Library Project by A Broken Umbrella Theatre troupe

The stacks are odd, and the odds are stacked in favor of The Library Project. The celebratory, cerebral, community-based theater/history/rediscovery project is a marvel of shared resources, shared visions and a shared excitement about the glories of New Haven.…

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