Mortality, morality and science are the big subjects this technopera grapples with in former poet laureate Robert Pinsky's playful, lyrical and existential libretto.
Audiences take a leap of faith in wonderful crazy quilt of a play "Agnes Under the Big Top," receiving its world preem at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater.
World preems by Amy Herzog ("After the Revolution") and Will Eno, who penned "Middletown" and "Thom Paine (based on nothing)," will top the menu of six shows at Yale Repertory Theater's 2011-12…
Ray Cullom is ankling his position of managing director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theater after less than two years.
What promises to be a juicy untold tale of intrigue, inspiration and ego unfolds as a Renaissance primer, stuffed with enough research to fill a mini-series.
Propelled by a lean script, cut-to-the-quick lyrics and an angst-filled score, this world preem hits the zeitgeist jackpot.
"This is a glory in itself," says art expert Bernard Berenson (Sam Waterston) as he gazes at a Renaissance painting, allowing himself a moment where he's not consumed with the business of determining…
A musical about a Jewish boxer whose faith is tested and another about a high school girl struggling with sex, love and life will be workshopped at Goodspeed Musical's second theater in Chester, Conn.
"The Blue Flower" is a music-theater piece that is a wild mash, abundant in imagery and imagination.
Playwright Kirsten Greenidge forgets some dramatic fundamentals in the world preem of "Bossa Nova."