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On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.

Something for a Queen and the Rest of Us

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
Carmen Pelaez

The production is representational and simple and at the same time as modern as it is traditional. Everything from balls, to carriage rides, to angry mobs are brought to breathtaking life through a sound scape, a lighting scheme or a glance.

Onstage: Paul Giamatti in Hamlet

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's that rare evening of theater where something that was already familiar becomes new, yielding unexpected meaning and feelings.

New Haven Isn't Just For Yalies Anymore

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Ask an out-of-towner about the most romantic spot in New Haven, Connecticut at night, and she might reply: "At home, with the locks firmly bolted."