| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Joseph C. Stevens was a psychologist who used physics to measure what a person can see, feel, touch, smell and hear. His research led to the discovery, for instance, that a decrease in the ability to smell makes it impossible for many older people to...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama.
Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The British playwright Caryl Churchill is beloved by student theaters, and for good reason. She writes uncompromising, foulmouthed, politicized, taboo-bending dramas about adults who've sold out their values and let society get the better of them. Her...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The world premiere of “We Know Edie La Minx Had a Gun” opens Yale Cabaret’s 46th season in the basement black-box space on 217 Park St., New Haven on Sept. 19 to 21.
The play by Helen Jaksch, Kelly Kerwin and Emily Zemba centers on...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:26 AM
New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations.
The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:33 AM
The local small theater season has kicked in bigtime this month, well before some of the big regional theaters get going. Last weekend was the first weekend of The Specials, a new play by local British playwright Steve Bellwood. The show—a dark...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Plenty of bands have had strong Yale connections, and play any number of places on campus when they visit New Haven on tour. You might find name acts at the GPSCY Bar, the Yale Cabaret, an undergrad college attic, the “YBC House” on Dwight...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
This year’s leadership of the Yale Cabaret got off to a remarkable, rapid-paced and radical start with a surehanded original adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s social satire The Fatal Eggs. Akilter and wacky yet keenly focused on its central...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:35 AM
In a week when I saw a musical revival at Goodspeed, a touring road show, and a dance event, my favorite going-out experience was an intimate play presented n the basement of a New Haven building.
Yes, it was the Yale Cabaret at 217 Park St., a place...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
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,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The world premiere of an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's 1925 sci-fi novella, "The Fatal Eggs" will open the 45th season of New Haven's Yale Cabaret.
The new play will run Sept. 20 to 22. Dustin Wills and Ilya Khodoshm, adapted the work with Wills...