Category Archives: 2016-17 Season

DRAMA NOTES: The Allure of ‘Other People’s Money’

Wall Street has long since captured the pop culture imagination: the tales of wealth, power, and excess, and of hubris, greed, and loss is the stuff of modern day Greek tragedy. We’ve seen it all on the big screen, from the collapse of the housing market (and the massive profit made off of it) portrayed… Continue reading →

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Ever describe someone as a wild and crazy guy? Heard someone say “Excuuuuussseee me!”? These verbal tics didn’t develop on their own. Whether you know it or not, you are quoting Steve Martin, or more specifically, characters Martin created. “These phrases entered the vernacular. That’s doesn’t happen very often,” said Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. Edelstein… Continue reading →

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Steve Martin Uses Urban Legend to Make Us Laugh

We’ve all heard the saying “there must be a full moon” or, at least, some version of it. Whether there’s any scientific truth to it or not, most of us seem content to continue this prevalent idea that astronomical events cause ‘strange’ things to happen. Sure, a full moon can cause more extreme tides making… Continue reading →

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DRAMA NOTES: Steve Martin, Playwright

Steve Martin is one of the most acclaimed and beloved talents in entertainment. His work has earned numerous honors including an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and the Kennedy Center Honor. Many of Martin’s films are considered modern classics including: The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, and Father of the Bride. Martin is… Continue reading →

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Non-Equity Auditions for the 2016-17 Season

Local Non-Equity actors, ages 16+, with access to local housing are invited to audition for the 2016/2017 Season at the Tony Award-winning Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT. Actors will be seen at the theatre on Tuesday, August 30 from 10 am to 5 pm. Actors should prepare a brief modern or contemporary monologue… Continue reading →

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