| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:17 PM
"The Yiddish King Lear," adapted, assembled, and created with Martha Kaufman and Lauren Dubowski
based on Jacob Gordin's 1903 play, will be presented at the Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St. in New Haven Thursday, March 8 at 8 p.m.; and Frday and Saturday March...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:17 AM
You expect seeing actors performing on the Yale Cabaret stage to go on to greater things.
But a musical that originated there?
"Fly By Night," a show that began at the Yale Summer Cabaret in 2009, will have its world premiere at the Dallas Theatre...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Da'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of Drama grad in the spotlight in the Broadway musical,"Ghost," based in the 1990 hit film.
Bryce Pinkham, who graduated in 2008 just as Randolph was entering the three-year program, is cast in the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Three graduate student plays from the Yale School of Drama are selected for the seventh annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, May 4 to 12 at the Iseman Theater,1156 Chapel St,, New Haven. The plays will run in repertory with 12 performances over nine...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Da'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits.
There were the spirits of the African-American classical singer who inspired her when she was in high school, of an acting mentor who guided her from music to theater when she...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Singers Jeff Harnar and Sally Mayes will be among the performers at the 10th annual International Cabaret Conference at Yale from July 28 to Aug. 4.
Harnar and Mayes will perform July 28 at 7:30 p.m. All shows will be held at the Iseman Theater, 1156...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Holcombe Waller, who spent time at Yale as an undergrad in the late '90s, returns to New Haven on Jan. 11 for a performance at the Yale Cabaret. Not just a musician, Waller's latest album Into the Dark Unknown, released early in 2011, is a collection of...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:40 AM
The Yale Cabaret
Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 217 Park St. 203-432-1566, yalecabaret.org.
The hallmark of the Yale Cabaret's current season, says co-Artistic Director Michael Place, is "inquiry, not...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Most states are lucky to have one theater that's won the Tony Award for Best Regional Theater. Connecticut has five, and two of them are in New Haven.
The Yale Repertory Theatre [1120 Chapel St., New Haven; (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org], right downtown on...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let the casting debates begin!
Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...