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The Latest On WNHH Radio

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 14, 2016 7:53 am

Paul Bass Photos The latest programs from WNHH radio check in with community members about the massacre in Orlando, revisit immigration reform and the Brock Turner case, meet new authors with new summer reads, and time-travel to a simple time that actually wasn’t so simple. 

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“Kinky” Freed Them

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 10, 2016 9:50 am | Comments (1)

As the actors at New Haven’s latest Broadway touring show left the stage, two stories of self-discovery emerged on a deep red splash of carpet inside the Shubert Theater’s capacious auditorium.

One, a tale of sexual identity and revelation from a senior at Co-Op High School, came quickly, words spinning it into being before an audience.

The other, an unfolding narrative of clandestine drag performances and a father’s hesitant acceptance, revealed itself slowly in short, polite sentences and laughter-tinged personal anecdote from an actor who had just left the stage.

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