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  • 'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait

    'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait
    The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...
  • Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run

    Long Wharf's "Satchmo at the Waldorf" Extends Run
    New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is extending its production of Terry Teachout's "Satchmo at the Waldorf." The one-actor show is directed by Gordon Edelstein, and stars John Douglas Thompson as legendary jazzman Louis Armstrong. The theater is extending...
  • Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet

    Terry Teachout's New Play About Louis Armstrong Shows the Man Behind the Trumpet
    Satchmo at the Waldorf By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org   Enter, coughing. Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
  • Six spooky destinations with a dark side

    Six spooky destinations with a dark side
    Article Highlights: - Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours - Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo - Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend The "official"...
  • Chicago Humanities Festival: Let freedom swing

    Chicago Humanities Festival: Let freedom swing
    How fitting that a festival exploring a theme as vast as "America" should be playing stages across Chicago next month. For no art form reflects the fundamentals of the American experiment more urgently than jazz, and no city has contributed more to the...
  • 'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload

    'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload
    A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend. The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows. "Whenever there's a national...
  • Hurricane Sandy Delays Flights In New Orleans

    Hurricane Sandy Delays Flights In New Orleans
    Although New Orleans is not in the path of Hurricane Sandy, the effects are still being felt. Hundreds of passengers at Louis Armstrong International Airport are making alternate plans.As hurricane Sandy packs a punch on the east coast, the impact is felt...
  • State of Louisiana & multi-parish general information

    Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
  • Hurricane Isaac cancels flights and impacts families

    Hurricane Isaac cancels flights and impacts families
    About 300 flights from across the country were cancelled into Louis Armstrong International airport Tuesday.   There also are not any flights scheduled to leave New Orleans, and it's the same deal in Mobile, Biloxi and Baton Rouge. As that's going on,...
  • Theaters On Political Wave? Not This Election in Connecticut

    With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign. I look...
  • Tourism Proposal: Create The Connecticut Theater Trail

    If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and  a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?  Is the state tourism office missing a market?  After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...