by Donald Brown | Dec 16, 2014 3:00 pm
Full of references to SF movies and cult TV shows, Ryan Campbell’s The Zero Scenario at Yale Cabaret recalls the days of staged rather than CGI special effects, and manages to be exciting, hilarious, and unsettling all at once.
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 11, 2014 2:58 pm | Comments (1)
What happens when an unsuspecting Meetup group of cultural aficionados stumbles into the Institute Library on a cold and dreary night, hoping that someone will read a story to them?
by Brian Slattery | Dec 9, 2014 9:04 am
MacCoy is a small-time drug dealer somewhere in Appalachia. Little Lady is the mother of his unborn child. They’re hot for each other and desperate to improve their lives. MacCoy’s uncle has a better thing going. So early in the play, Little Lady convinces “Mac” that they have to kill him and take over.
by Brian Slattery | Dec 8, 2014 1:16 pm | Comments (1)
Picasso at the Lapin Agile, playing at Long Wharf Theatre now until Dec. 21, is written by Steve Martin, so let’s answer the first question you may have: Yes, it’s funny. It’s very funny. And its best jokes are the ones in which the subject is humor itself—how it works and why it sometimes doesn’t.
by Brian Slattery | Dec 8, 2014 8:27 am | Comments (3)
It was expected that the Arts Council of Greater New Haven’s annual arts award ceremony, held at the New Haven Lawn Club on Friday, would be a celebration. It also ended up being one of unexpected emotion and depth.
by David Sepulveda | Dec 3, 2014 8:50 am | Comments (3)
by Christopher Arnott | Dec 2, 2014 1:12 pm
War. Huh! What is it good for? Well, War—the new play by the hotshot young playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, getting its world premiere at the Yale Rep through Dec. 13—is good for starting arguments.
by David Sepulveda | Nov 28, 2014 11:54 am
Many have heard of it, but ask someone for directions just around the corner from the Neighborhood Music School, located at 100 Audubon St., and very few will be able to tell you how to get there, according to drama department founder and instructor Stephen Dest.
by Amanda May Aruani | Nov 28, 2014 11:52 am
The same year the Shubert Theater opened, the Panama Canal was inaugurated, Babe Ruth debuted with the Boston Red Sox, Charlie Chaplin made his first appearance on film, and Harry Houdini performed stunts in New York City.
by Lucy Gellman | Nov 26, 2014 11:57 am
Bathed in flashing pink and green light was a pint-sized, shop-window ready Miss Pussycat—literally. Her head was on a mini mannequin popping out from behind a curtain. She appeared to cheers and loud, ringing claps from the audience. Someone waved a metallic baton. The warmup act, The Simple Pleasure, hopped up and down wildly in their gym shorts and tank tops, spraying sweat as they pumped their fists in anticipation. The DJ If Jesus Had Machine Guns perfected his single dance move of the night.