Tag Archives: University Theatre

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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This Week in New Haven (April 6 – 12)

Cultural and bodily nourishment come together this week. The latter means food: eating it, learning about it, then working off the excess. The former means history and the arts: reading Viking rune…

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This Week in New Haven (January 26 – February 1)

Anjelique Kidjo

Get ready—it’s snow time. It’s also showtime, with a couple of plays—one a classic, the other a twist on a classic—staging downtown, plus…

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This Week in New Haven (December 15 – 21)

Kung Fu

Hanukkah starts with a bang—probably several of them—on Tuesday, and the ramp-up to Christmas continues with grand seasonal performances by…

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This Week in New Haven (November 10 – 16)

The Rocky Horror Show mashup

This week challenges us to a series of duals: two rock shows on the same night at the same address; two United States Poet Laureates speaking on the same afternoon a quarter-mile apart…

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This Week in New Haven (June 23 – 29)

TRACES © Michael Meseke

Can you taste it? This week the city has a thoroughly international flavor to it. There’s the ongoing International Festival of Arts & Ideas, of course. There’s also…

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