Monthly Archives: March 2014

John Lithgow returns to Long Wharf Theatre to perform his one-man show

Gala 2014 Presenting Sponsor John Lithgow came to Long Wharf Theatre in 1973 to perform in David Storey’s “The Changing Room,” and perhaps direct some projects for then-Artistic Director Arvin Brown. He was, at that point in his young career, a journeyman actor finding steady and perhaps meaningful work in regional theatres. “It felt like… Continue reading →

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Gladwell and Gopnik to speak at Long Wharf Theatre April 17

  Long Wharf Theatre is holding a “Creative Conversation,” featuring New Yorker writers Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Gopnik on Thursday, April 17 at 7 pm on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. Tickets are $50. To buy tickets, visit or call 203-787-4282. “We are extremely excited to announce this… Continue reading →

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First rehearsal: The Shadow of the Hummingbird

One of the traditions of first rehearsal at Long Wharf Theatre is that everyone in the company, from the leading performer to the rawest intern, introduces themselves and says what their role is in the institution. No one expects the actors and visiting artists to remember everyone, but it a statement of communal purpose. We… Continue reading →

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