Visits from NEA, NEH celebrate New Haven arts scene
Bathed in pink light and flanked by ballerinas, Mayor Toni Harp, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and University President Peter Salovey faced a crowded ballroom at the Omni Hotel Monday night to celebrate their “valentines” this year — the arts and humanities organizations of New Haven.
Rep play explores Zimbabwean-American culture
For her latest work, actress and playwright Danai Gurira draws on her experiences living on both sides of the Atlantic to delve into the intergenerational dramas of a family split between two cultures.
Yale alumni tell tale of one name, two lives
One day in 1936, the Peekskill Evening Star ran a cover with two obituaries for two men named Hamilton Fish: one, a New York statesman and the son of a former secretary of state, and the other, a cannibalistic serial killer who met his end by electric chair.
Musical sets Broadway classic in Nazi Germany
For his senior thesis production, director Noam Shapiro ’15 explores the history of artistic and theatrical performance in the German concentration camp of Theresienstadt during World War II.
Konowaloff claims ownership of Night Cafe, again
“The Night Cafe,” the painting Yale University Art Gallery Chief Curator Laurence Kanter called one of Vincent Van Gogh’s most “personal and profound achievements,” is yet again the subject of an international legal dispute.
Long Wharf show brings boy into outer space
The Next Stage Residents, a group of resident artists at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, are producing “The Boy on the Edge of Everything” by Tasmanian playwright Finnegan Kruckemeyer.