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A creative approach to a healthier New Haven

Where else but the International Festival of Arts & Ideas could you find a sculpture of cows decorated with "Milagros" - copper images that symbolize prayers for health, a wall of Post-it notes...

New Benefit for Festival Members: Discount on Tickets to Pilot Pen Tennis

The Festival has just added a new benefit for all 2009 Members: a 25% discount on selected dates for Pilot Pen Tennis, New England’s ultimate tennis experience!

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A Message from the Executive Director

June 29, 2009

Thank you all for being with us over the past two weeks and for filling this Festival with tremendous energy and joy. You, our audience and friends, made it a great Festival by being...

Alastair Macaulay's New York Times Review of "Dido & Aeneas": "I hope New York and other cities can see the production soon"

Click here to read Alastair Macaulay's review of "Dido & Aeneas" in the New York Times.

Frank Rizzo: A Different, Delicious Chekhov, Hungarian Style

Click here to read Frank Rizzo's review of Ivanov on his Behind The Curtain blog on

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Hartford Courant: An "Ivanov" Not To Be Missed

Click here to read Susan Hood's review of "Ivanov" in the Hartford Courant.

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"Play Me A Story" On Family Stage

Click here to read the New Haven Register article by Jim Shelton about Play Me A Story, a collaboration between Yale University and Vincent E. Mauro Magnet School taking place today on the Family...

"Dido & Aeneas" & "The Good Dance-dakar/brooklyn" Featured In New York Times

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Click here to watch preview videos of Dido & Aeneas and The Good Dance-dakar/brooklyn.

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Don't Miss The Favorite Poem Project Community Reading In Science Park

Click here for more information about the Favorite Poem Project: Community Reading in Science Park.

Hartford Courant: A Riveting Tribute To Monk

Click here to read Chuck Obuchowski's review in the Hartford Courant of "Jason Moran: IN MY MIND: Monk at Town Hall 1959".

Jason Steigerwalt To Sing The Role Of "Sailor" At "Dido & Aeneas"

At an audition in New Haven on Tuesday, Mark Morris selected Jason Steigerwalt, a member of the chorus directed by Bradley Naylor, to sing the role of the "Sailor" during the performances of Dido &...

Rush Tickets Available For "Ivanov" On Thursday

A limited quantity of rush tickets (50% discount) will be available for
the Thursday June 25 8pm performance of "Ivanov" by walk-up purchase
only at the Shubert Theater Box Office (247 College Street...