Category Archives: New Haven

McFarland blog

Christopher Michael McFarland is the youngest member of the cast of Fireflies, but one can argue he might have spent the most time of them all in front of New Haven audiences. McFarland, a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, is appearing in the role of Eugene in Fireflies. Eugene, the town cop, arrived… Continue reading →

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FIREFLIES’ McFarland Fan of ‘Smart New Haven Audiences’

Christopher Michael McFarland is the youngest member of the cast of Fireflies, but one can argue he might have spent the most time of them all in front of New Haven audiences. McFarland, a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, is appearing in the role of Eugene in Fireflies. Eugene, the town cop, arrived… Continue reading →

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Every 28 Hours: New Haven

“Michael Brown! Trayvon Martin! Eric Garner! Sandra Bland! Walter Scott!” Connecticut native Onyeka Obiocha gasped out these all too familiar names to a charged crowd in Long Wharf Theatre’s Stage II on Friday night. He stood on stage reciting these names while 70 other performers whispered in support of the thousands of black people killed… Continue reading →

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Biking in New Haven with Matt Feiner of Devil’s Gear Bike Shop

“Riding brings you peace of mind. A lot of people don’t realize this. It’s meditation,” said Matthew Feiner, owner of the Devil’s Gear Bike Shop. At least three times a week, perhaps even more, Feiner takes to the roads, travelling all over New Haven on his bike from his Orange Street home. It’s his exercise,… Continue reading →

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Interview: Charlotte Moore, director of Molly Sweeney

Charlotte Moore is no stranger to Long Wharf Theatre. Under the leadership of legendary artistic director Arvin Brown, Moore appeared as a performer in several productions including The Autumn Garden in the mid 1970s. “That was a terrific time. Going up on the train, learning your lines. Getting caught in the parking lot in the… Continue reading →

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