Tag Archives: drama

Shark Bait

Don’t hate the player. Hate the game.

That’s the takeaway I didn’t expect from Other People’s Money, a satisfying play that often feels procedural in the moment but continues to bloom in your brain after you’ve left your seat. …

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Drama-rama

A photo essay.

Presented each summer ’neath sky and bough, Elm Shakespeare Company’s annual rendition of one of its namesake’s plays is …

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Depth Perception

Lake Kelsey at Yale Cabaret

Fictional neighborhood Lake Kelsey is, in at least one important respect, a lot like a real lake: to the confident and carefree, it’s a reservoir of fun and leisure, but to the damaged or anxious, it’s a well of fear …

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Brains, Wracked

Little mystifies an analytic philosopher so well as a continental one. …

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Batman Returns

Puns and punches flying below it, the bat signal shone over a New Haven skyline last night. Granted, it was a skyline made of foam or something, small enough to fit into Yale Cabaret’s subterranean black box…

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Scenic Route

Long Wharf Theatre collage

By late 1964, Yale graduate students Jon Jory and Harlan Kleiman realized they shared an uncommon aspiration: to start a theater. In a 1966 article for Smith Alumnae Quarterly, the late New Haven arts scene powerhouse Elizabeth “Betty” Kubler…

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Unlikely Story

Pericles by Elm Shakespeare Company

If you stand for a minute or two near the tower at the back of the crowd during one of the Elm Shakespeare Company’s summer performances in Edgerton Park, your ears can make out a quiet barrage of spoken cues …

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It’s a Paul World

Jarlath Conroy as the Gravedigger and Paul Giamatti as Hamlet. Photographed by Joan Marcus.

If you haven’t got tickets to see Paul Giamatti play the melancholy prince in the Yale Repertory Theatre’s production of Hamlet, you’re pretty much out of luck. The show is entirely sold out, with long waiting lists of people …

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A Brass Act

Satchmo at the Waldorf

Terry Teachout has been back and forth from New Haven for months working on the latest production of his much heralded play about Louis Armstrong, Satchmo at the Waldorf. The show opened the Long Wharf Theatre’s 2012-13 season in …

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