Entertainment

Theater in New Haven

Shubert Theater

Dubbed 'Birthplace of the Nation's Greatest Hits,' the Shubert has, since 1914, been hosting ballet and Broadway musicals on their trial runs before heading off to New York City. In recent years it has expanded its …
Theater in New Haven

Yale Repertory Theatre

Performing classics and new works in a converted church, this Tony-winning repertory company has mounted more than 90 world premiers. Its varied program is presented by graduate student actors from the Yale School o…
Classical Music in New Haven

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Yale's Woolsey Hall is home to most performances by this orchestra, whose season runs from October through April. Outside season, crowds flock to the New Haven Green for the special outdoor summer concert series (fe…
Live Music in New Haven

Café Nine

An old-school beatnik dive with a roadhouse feel, this is the heart of New Haven's local music scene (it dubs itself the 'musician's living room'). It's an odd place where banjo-playing hippies rub shoulders with ro…
Live Music in New Haven

Toad's Place

Toad's is arguably New England's premier music hall, having earned its rep hosting the likes of the Rolling Stones, U2 and Bob Dylan. These days, an eclectic range of performers work the intimate stage, including Th…
Theater in New Haven

Long Wharf Theatre

This nonprofit regional theater mounts modern and contemporary productions, including everything from comedy troupes to the likes of Tom Stoppard and Eugene O'Neill, in a converted warehouse off I-95 (exit 46, on th…