I don’t experience the Sat. mat. scene too often. Those performances are a different world from opening nights. The house for Familiar on Saturday Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. was […]
I reviewed Danai Gurira’s Familiar for the New Haven Independent, here. I was struck by how unabashedly old-fashioned the show’s first act is, and even compared it to You […]
I collect audiobook misreadings. I listen keenly for the moments when a reader/performer (or “narrator,” as the genre has it) makes an obvious error in interpretation. Thought I’d found an […]
I won’t name names (this is NSFW, as they say), but thanks for sharing. In my ongoing quest to demystify and deghettoize live theater by showing how ubiquitous it […]
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 […]
This is a cherished photo—or rather, photobomb—from the opening night reception of the 1994 Marie Osmond tour of Sound of Music at the Shubert in New Haven. It was taken […]
From “Role Model,” in Archie #454 (Dec. 1996). Script by Hal Smith, pencils by Stan Goldberg (the top-ranked Archie artist who died just last year), inks by Henry Scarpelli. In […]
From the new issue of DC Comics’ Gotham Academy, about spooky adventures in a girls’ boarding school. Written by Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher, art by Karl Kerschl.