Theater

The Story of John Henry - According to Artists, Historians, and Neuroscientists

Why do we feel for or identify with characters? How do our neurons fire when we see the stories of others embodied? How and why could that matter today?

Festival 21 In the News: Have you heard? Read all About It!

News is spreading about Festival 21! Both Joe Amarante at the New Haven Register and Chrisopher Arnott of the Hartford Courant joined us Tuesday for the season announcement member party and got...

Festival 21 is Unveiled!

Our 2016 season launched at last night’s kick off party. We’ve come of age. We’re taking our place: in our city, in our state, and on the world stage. Great art meets big ideas addressing pressing...

‘Prudencia Hart’ returns to New Haven Wednesday. By Joe Amarante, New Haven Register

"Prudencia navigates a dream-like journey of self-discovery in the show, which premiered in Glasgow before achieving popular and critical success at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Inspired by...

“Prudencia Hart” Roars Back into Town!

The National Theatre of Scotland's tour of “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” makes its rollicking return to New Haven - and sole stop on the East Coast this spring - to Yale's GPSCY.

The Fabulous Truth

"(The Revolution) will be feathered, jeweled, sequin, glitter, long leg, high heel, patent pumps and…won’t be masculinized.”
—from an original song by Taylor Mac

In Taylor Mac’s...

love fail

love fail is the newest evening-length theater work from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang. Sung by the unearthly voices of legendary vocal ensemble Anonymous 4, love fail is a tour de...

King Lear: Contemporary Legend Theater

This is King Lear as you have never seen it before: Wu Hsing-Kuo, director of Taiwan's Contemporary Legemd Theater, has created a tour-de-force solo performance that fuses time-honored Peking...

National Theater of Scotland on WNPR

The cast of National Theater of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart were interviewed by John Dankosky for WNPR's "Where We Live" broadcast live from the lobby of the Study at Yale....

Prepare for Dino-mite!!!

Dinosaurs are coming to town! The artists of Australian theater and visual arts company ERTH have created awesome prehistoric creatures, from cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants that live in...

The Geneva Project - A work in progress

Jennifer Newman performs a new work-in-process that explores history, called The Geneva Project - A Work in Progress. The piece explores memory and ancestry through the multiple realities,...

Enlivening Global Traditions: What Happens when Peking Opera meets Shakespeare in Wu Hsing-Kuo's Contemporary Legend Theater

Ken Smith, noted critic, journalist and partner in Museworks LTd., a Hong-Kong cultural consulting firm speaks with Mary Lou Aleskie, Executive Director of the International Festival of Arts...

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