Long Wharf Theatre Gets Education Grant

New Haven


Long Wharf Theatre

will receive a grant of $224,5000 over four years by

The Werth Family Foundation

for its in-school residency program. The grant will add three teaching artists to the theater’s education department in the New Haven public schools…

Hartford Stage

’s annual gala — “Black Magic” is this year’s theme — will be held April 28 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Hartford Stage Scene and Paint Shop, 117 Murphy Road in


Connecticut Ballet

will hold its annual gala celebrating its 30


year on April 21 at the

Belding Theater

at the

Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

in Hartford…

Tom Wopat


Linda Eder

will perform in concert April 26 at the

Warner Theatre



…Oscar-winning actor

Michael Douglas

will receive the

Monte Cristo Award

from the

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

Monday night in New York…

Jennifer Haley

was awarded the

Susan Smith Blackburn Prize


"The Nether"

which was developed at the O’Neill’s 2011

National Playwrights Conference

Shana Cooper

, who made her

Yale Repertory Theatre

debut last season in New Haven staging “Romeo and Juliet,” will stage

Richard Montoya’s “American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose”

which opens the 2012-13 season at the Rep Sept. 21 to Oct. 13….

Eric Ting

, associate artistic director at

Long Wharf Theatre,

directs a world premiere at Chicago’s

Victory Gardens.

Nice write-up from Hilton Als of the New Yorker for the wordy titled show by

Jackie Sibblies Drury: "We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915."