October 2015

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Food of the Arts

Big score at a local flea market a few weeks back. Besides 19 Tom Waits bootleg CDs for a buck each, I got this third-edition copy of Connecticut a la […]

Season's Listings

I’ve just added a long list of upcoming Connecticut theater events to this site, as a separate page, here. It covers early November through the end of the season. Hundreds of […]

Train Rex

One of the undisputed facts of American musical theater history is that Rex Harrison could not sing, and that the songs in My Fair Lady had to be tailored to […]

Grace Notes on Disgraced

  My review of the season-opening Long Wharf production of Disgraced, for the New Haven Independent, is here. Here are a few additional comments: It’s a finely balanced, beautifully paced production […]

The Other Goosebumps Show

Saw the Goosebumps film over the weekend with my children, and I couldn’t stop me thinking about a theatrical Goosebumps production of 1998 which was much truer to R.L. Stine’s […]

Three More for Square One

  Square One Theatre’s 2015-16 season begins early next month with Bill C. Davis’ Mass Appeal. It’s Davis’ biggest hit, a small-theater staple that had a Broadway run in 1982 […]

The Archers' Theatricals

  I’ve been a faithful listener to The Archers for decades. I got hooked when I would visit my grandmother in England in the mid-1990s. Then I used to have […]