Artistic directors, the faces of local theater and tastemakers in their communities, have long been white men who have held the posts for many years. That’s changing.
The theater had fired the previous artistic director, Gordon Edelstein, over sexual misconduct accusations.
Gordon Edelstein, fired by Long Wharf Theater, lost an honor bestowed by a Catholic college because he had made sexual jokes about the nuns.
The board of the theater met a day after The New York Times published a story detailing accusations by multiple women.
Gordon Edelstein made unwelcome advances and crude remarks about women, lesbians and nuns, according to current and former employees. He has been placed on leave.
Sizing up the Long Wharf Theater’s sharp and unsettling production, starring Brian Dennehy, and the meandering “Imogen Says Nothing,” at Yale Repertory Theater.
“The Bikinis” takes baby boomers back to the days of girl groups and beach-party movies.
Bobby Steggert portrays the French painter’s bohemian days and nights in the Montmartre section of Paris.
This French singer-songwriter and actor wrote the score for this show, which opens this week in New Haven and features a crew of major Broadway names.