Tag Archives: University Theatre

Oh the Humanity

Enrico Colantoni (foreground) and the cast of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, new translation by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2017.

Fake news. Groupthink. Entrenched party politics. Distrust in science. The bitter struggle between elites and everymen. …

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This Week in New Haven (October 9 – 15)

Work by Jesse Peck

A harvest dance, a visual arts bonanza, kids in costumes and other local October staples highlight a week that’s busy and dynamic even by New Haven standards. …

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This Week in New Haven (June 19 – 25)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas

As a major local-global festival approaches the finish line, new beginnings emerge both on and off the course. …

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Big Shots

If violence against presidents is a kind of fringe religion in our country’s history, as Yale Repertory’s current production of Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins (1990) argues, then John Wilkes Booth is its patron saint. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 30 – February 5)

Transgressive theater meets transcendent speech and a whole lot more, including the most-watched television event in America. …

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Special Effect

INDECENT by Carol Rosegg

Lights like gilded silver unfurl, un-rushed, over anguished violin. Figures emerge in turns from the receding darkness, draped in woolly gray-brown fashions from a time long past. Thick cascades of dust pour out from their …

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This Week in New Haven (October 5 – 11)

Goffe Street Armory

Appreciate this: every last listed event this week amounts to some kind of remembrance, recognition or tribute—to deserving people past and present, plus a local street.…

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This Week in New Haven (June 22 – 28)

Angelique Kidjo during the 2015 International Festival of Ideas

Following last night’s electrifying Angélique Kidjo performance on the green (pictured above), an appealing talk today cleanses New Haven’s palate before next…

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This Week in New Haven (June 15 – 21)

After Raining by Wu Jianfeng

It’s a cool week, and not just because it’s supposed to rain a bunch. Starting with a breaking-up band offering a final farewell and ending with a fellow who spends his…

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Labor of Love

The Yale Baroque Opera Project has a big heart.

No, really. High above the stage inside Yale’s University Theatre, where the group performs Cavalli’s Erismena

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