Category Archives: LWT Education

New Haven joins August Wilson Monologue Competition

It wasn’t nothing to you but it was something to me. To have you just up and walk out like that. What you think happened to me? Did you ever stop to ask yourself, “I wonder how Vera doing–I wonder … Continue reading

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Inside Studio School

“Number 23: Don’t say “Bless you” when they sneeze, refuse to say it when they insist.” “24! Insist on learning to play the piano, when they enroll you insist that you want to learn to play guitar instead.” “And finally, … Continue reading

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All About Ed Lab

On three Saturdays per year, you can find over twenty schoolteachers from all over Connecticut gathered in one of Long Wharf’s rehearsal halls. They might be performing Shakespearean monologues, sharing memories from their childhoods, or writing original plays. No matter … Continue reading

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Creative Exchange

This past Friday evening, over twenty teachers gathered in one of Long Wharf’s rehearsal halls to mingle with members of the theatre’s Education staff and discuss goals for the new school year. The night always consists of a cocktail hour … Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Madelyn Ardito

Some of my most indelible memories of Fall are intertwined with my memories of going back to school; from picking the perfect backpack for grade school to moving in to college dorms. It seemed appropriate to me then that just … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Trevor Williams and Jhulenty Delossantos

Trevor: What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Trevor Williams and I am originally from Kent, Ohio. What character are you playing? I’m playing the Sound Op. The Sound Op, along with the Wingman, is sort … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Johnson Flucker

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Johnson Flucker. My wife and I are empty nesters living in Trumbull, Connecticut. I’m from Pittsburgh originally. Can you tell me a little bit about the characters … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Olivia Welch

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Olivia Welch and I am from Wallingford. What character are you playing? Can you please describe your character in a few sentences? I’m playing A. A is … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Olivia Florence

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Olivia Florence and I am originally from Hamden. I’m now living in Willimantic. Did you ever come to Long Wharf as a kid? Have you been here … Continue reading

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The Personal Art of Moments & Minutes

“How do you want to end the poem?” I ask her. “How do you want the audience to feel when you’re finished?” Maggie looks very serious for a moment while she considers the question. “I really want it to be … Continue reading

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