From the Director of Programming

Funding the Future of the Arts

Commissioned work. What does that mean? These works are unique because we work directly with the artists throughout their creative process.

Funk Buzz

Since announcing Festival 21 a couple of weeks ago it has been so much fun for me to walk around New Haven, show up at events, or grab a cup of coffee and hear to the reactions to everything we have...

Arts & Ideas on the Air: Listen In!

Arts & Ideas Chad Herzog and Tom Griggs visited WPKN radio's Steve di Costanzo for an interview about Festival 21 and got “lost in the vinyl”.

Reflection: Adamantine at the Baryshnikov Art Center

Last week I went to the Baryshnikov Art Center to see the premiere performance of Susan Marshall and Company’s Adamantine, and the company has now traveled north to New Haven to bring the performance...

Cathy Edwards, Programming Director: The Cripple of Inishmaan

Five months ago I drove to Boston in the snow to see the first stop on the U.S. tour of the Druid theater company’s “Cripple of Inishmaan”, and it was almost impossible to imagine that come June we...

Thoughts on the Dublin Theatre Festival

A blog from the road by Director of Performance Programs Cathy Edwards
One of the things I love about attending the Dublin Theatre Festival is the festival tagline: Dublin Loves Drama. Certainly the...

Festival Artists are all around

Cathy Edwards
Director of Programming
May 8, 2009
I went to Sprague Hall this past Sunday, May 3, to hear Concerti Grossi of the Baroque, performed by music students working with Robert Mealy,...