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Every year at Christmastime I treat myself to the latest two-volume box set of The Complete Peanuts. Fantagraphics Books has been issuing installments of  this “definitive collection of Charles M. […]

The Shubert Switcheroo

The city’s time in show business might be over, but the Shubert Theater’s run is nowhere near done as it comes under new ownership and gears up for its 100th […]

Afterlife of Accidental Death

So I saw Accidental Death of an Anarchist at Yale Rep again. My overlong, overthought, original review of the Dario Fo play, directed by Christopher Bayes and starring Steven Epp, […]

I Am a Pirate King

I’ve got a bloody eye. It’s called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, and I woke up with it on Saturday morning, as we were preparing to go to Massachusetts for a big […]

Comics Time!

It’s been ages since I last posted a bunch of theater-themed strips from my favorite websites, www.gocomics.com and www.dailyink.com. Daily Ink is relaunching itself as Comics Kingdom, which is big […]

The Bound to Burn Review

  Bound to Burn Through Dec. 7 at the Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St., New Haven. (203) 432-1566, www.yalecabaret.org Conceived by Rob Chikar. Directed/choreographed by Chikar with Alyssa Simmons. Producer/Stage […]

On my feet

For nearly all of the last 22 years, you could regularly find my theater reviews in the pages of the New Haven Advocate. I say “nearly,” because a falling-out with […]