Ownership and obsession at Yale Rep

Joby Earle, Brenda Meaney and Anthony Cochrane in Owners at Yale Rep. —Joan Marcus

There’s no doubt about it; when a marketing economy becomes a marketing society, ownership becomes more and more desirable. It also  becomes more and more elitist.  This is obvious in British playwright Caryl Churchill’s “Owners,” which is now playing at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. ...

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CT DEEP Fishing Report for Oct. 31: Conditions look good

One of the Seeforellen strain brown trout from the Kensington State Fish Hatchery stocked this week.

INLAND REPORT TROUT TROUT STOCKING – Earlier this week DEEP stocked 224 Seeforellen-strain broodstock brown trout into ten lakes and ponds scattered throughout the state. The fish released this week were raised at the Kensington State Fish Hatchery and weigh between 3 and 19 pounds each ...

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Fun with some stellar leading ladies

What’s on your family’s movie menu this weekend? As the new month begins, with memories of Halloween fun still fresh, take a look at a range of comedies featuring fun leading ladies over the next few days. Take a look.   Send Me No Flowers Doris Day reinvented herself many times during her ...

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Angels Sing: A collection of holiday clichés

As we look ahead to the holiday movie season — when new, big films begin to appear — the Reel Dad checks out Angels Sing, a new offering soon to be shown in local theaters and On Demand. With temperatures starting to drop, and trees continuing to change, it’s clear the holiday season ...

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Long Wharf opens season with hilarious ‘The Underpants’

Didi Conn and Jenny Leona in a scene from Steve Martin’s comedy, The Underpants. —T. Charles Erickson

What a joy! With a cast of outstanding Equity actors directed with a sharp eye and ear for comedy by Long Wharf’s artistic director, Gordon Edelstein, it is easy to see why celebrated comedian Steve Martin adapted this play from Carl Sternheim’s 1910 German farce. It is absolutely hilarious. ...

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No tricks — just treats for Halloween

Garlic for a Halloween dip.

“Shadows of a thousand years, rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween’ ” —Dexter Kozen As the days shorten and the night begins to cast its dark shadows ever earlier, the stage is set for Halloween. Children begin to vibrate with excitement as the annual candy ...

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Connecticut DEEP Fishing Report for Oct. 24

INLAND REPORT TROUT TROUT STOCKING – DEEP’s fall trout stockings were completed last week. A total of 29,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state this fall. Approximately 12,800 were trophy size brown trout (all greater than 12 inches in length) and the ...

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