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  • A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre

    A Funny Life: Jim Dale In Solo Show At Long Wharf Theatre
    Jim Dale guides his guests into the study in his Park Avenue home, pointing out memorabilia filling the walls and shelves: album covers from when he was a British pop star in the late '50s; pictures of him from the "Carry On…" comedy films in the...
  • Long Wharf Cancels 'Sophie's Choice' Run In Spring

    Gordon Edelstein had a tough choice to make but the artistic director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre decided to pull the plug of the up-coming production of David W. Rintels' stage adapation of "Sophie's Choice,' which was slated to premiere in May....
  • Theater: Garden of Delights

    Theater:  Garden of Delights
    On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
  • Jim Dale To Bring Solo Show With Music To Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II

    Jim Dale To Bring Solo Show With Music To Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II
    Tony Award-winner Jim Dale will bring his new one man show with music to Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II this June. “Just Jim Dale,” directed by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby Jr., will run June 14-17 and June 21-24 on Tickets are $30. (The...
  • Zakes Mokae dies at 75; Tony-winning South African actor

    Zakes Mokae dies at 75; Tony-winning South African actor
    Zakes Mokae, the Tony-winning South African actor best known for his work with playwright Athol Fugard in such apartheid dramas as "The Blood Knot" and "Master Harold . . . and the Boys," has died. He was 75. Mokae died Friday at his home in Las Vegas...
  • Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'

    Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'
    If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down:...
  • What wowed a stage critic

    What wowed a stage critic
    Theater this year had a hard time competing with real-life drama (the melodramatic collapse of the economy; Barack Obama's stirring, historic victory; and, for heart-attack-inducing suspense, Rafael Nadal's superhuman defeat of Roger Federer in the...
  • Struck by the power of a story well told

    Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
  • Monster Mash: NEA's new grant money; Broads donate $2 million more to MSU museum; arts attendance falls

     
    -- New money: The National Endowment for the Arts said it would grant cities as much as $250,000 apiece for urban design projects that promote the arts. (Bloomberg) -- If you build it: Eli and Edythe Broad donate an additional......
  • Pasadena Playhouse: A time to rethink fundamentals

     
    Pasadena Playhouse’s announcement that it will close on Feb. 7 after the final performance of “Camelot” while trying to find a way out of its current financial straits is sad news for its soon-to-be out-of-work employees, the surrounding business...
  • Nan Martin, actress in film, television and theater, is dead at 82

     
    In addition to playing roles in films such as "Goodbye Columbus" and on many television programs, Nan Martin, who died Thursday in Malibu, was an active member of the Southern California theater community. Among her roles: the mother in Sam......
  • Monster Mash: A big Sondheim bash; a new theater for South Africa; Playboy bunny makeovers

     
    --The more the merrier: Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce will host the New York Philharmonic's 80th birthday concerts for composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, joining a starry cast that includes Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald,...