Category Archives: From the Archives

Long Wharf Theatre’s ancestor organization began in Clinton

Frank Wicks might be the first person in the history of the U.S. Army to stay in longer than he had to because of theatre. He was discharged and spent one more week in the service to finish a play he was working on at his base in Virginia, certainly unusual duty for a member… Continue reading →

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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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