Arts & Culture


A Streetcar Named Desire

Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece is the ninth Rep production for director Mark Rucker ’92MFA, and features Joe Manganiello (of HBO’s True Blood) as Stanley Kowalski.

September 20 through October 12


“In the Midst of the Jovial Crowd”: Young James Boswell in London, 1762–1763

Lewis Walpole Library, Farmington, Connecticut
(860) 677-2140

Prints, rare books, ballads, and manuscripts offer a glimpse into the everyday life, current events, and personalities celebrated in Boswell’s London Journal, written during the 1760s.

Through October 4


Collegium Musicum | Mellon Chansonnier

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
(203) 432-2977

The early-music ensemble Collegium Musicum performs a selection of love songs from the Mellon Chansonnier, one of the most celebrated collections of medieval songs, which dates from the 1470s and was given to Yale in 1940 by Paul Mellon.

October 16, 5:15 p.m.


Echoes of Egypt: Conjuring the Land of the Pharaohs

Peabody Museum of Natural History
(203) 432-3776

Artifacts from collections at Yale and around the world comprise this exploration of how the civilization of ancient Egypt has influenced world cultures for more than 2,000 years.

Through January 4, 2014

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