Monthly Archives: March 2017


Let me introduce all you smart people to Lydia Diamond’s provocative new play Smart People. Lydia is one of the most gifted writers of her generation.  Smart People is an intellectual, emotional and erotic wrestling match among four souls in an Ivy League college town very much like New Haven.  Race has been the most significantly constant… Continue reading →

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A Letter from the Managing Director on Arts Funding

Long Wharf Theatre has many funders which enable our success: foundations both in New Haven and from around the country, corporations both large and small, and thousands of individual donors, including many of you.  I would like to focus on two particular important supporters of our work – the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)… Continue reading →

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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 how she feel?” I lay here every night in an empty bed. In an empty… Continue reading →

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