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Love Story

An “old-fashioned love song” is what the audience is promised at the beginning of On the Grounds of Belonging, currently onstage at Long Wharf Theatre. That promise will be fulfilled. …

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Truth Be Told

A woman in need of subsidized housing is unfairly turned away for a second time. A homeless man meets someone willing to do more than just hand him some food. A…

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Pace Yourself

The 24th International Festival of Arts & Ideas picks up the pace in New Haven…

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Love’s Labours

For the past 23 years, New Haveners have unfolded their lawn chairs and blankets in Edgerton Park to watch the sun set and the lights go up…

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Knock Knock

Mia Katigbak and Maggie Bofill

Nora is back. …

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Heavy Light

The title of a new play developed by students in Peter Loffredo’s Devised Theater class makes the work sound cheerful.

Shine Again.

Think again. …

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What a Night

“What country, friends, is this?” …

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Lines of Fire

Rob Demery, Laura Heisler, Billy Eugene Jones, and Ian Bedford in the world premiere of GOOD FAITH by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, Yale Repertory Theatre, 2019. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department unfolded last week on a bare stage at the Yale Rep, just minutes from the firehouses where…

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Country Home

Miller, Mississippi begins with a ghost story. …

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Captive Ingredient

Hiran Abeysekera in the U.S. premiere of THE PRISONER, text and stage direction by Peter Brook and Marié-Hélène Estienne, Yale Repertory Theatre, 2018. Photo by Joan Marcus.

The Prisoner, now enjoying its US premiere on Yale Repertory Theatre’s stage, is more parable than play, though it’s a parable that declines to reveal a clear lesson. …

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