Knew Them When

NIMBS: Not In My Back Stage

Build a theater, annoy the neighbors. Earlier this year, Branford residents were getting bent out of shape due to plans to reopen the legendary Stony Creek Puppet House. Arts groups […]

Taking the Mickey

I’ve got some memories of seeing Mickey Rooney onstage, but will start with one that’s not even mine. Lewis Stadlen Jr. toured with Mickey Rooney in The Sunshine Boys. Mickey […]

Seance, Say Me

I’ve just found these old photos from a séance held in April 1998 on the stage of the Long Wharf Theatre. It was a special event held during the run […]

The Radio Show Promotional Video from Kyle Abraham/ on Vimeo. Because I live in New Haven, I —and thousands of other people—had an early exposure to several artists whom millions […]