New Haven Theater Jerk

Specials Attention: A strong new play by an underappreciated New Haven playwright gets a thoughtful production at the Whitney Arts Center

Posted by Christopher Arnott on September 20, 2013

I’ve been a great admirer of the plays and monologues of Steve Bellwood for over 20 years now. I think I’ve written more about his work than any other critic. …

New Haven Register

New Haven-bred play ‘The Specials’ in final weekend

By Sandi Shelton, New Haven Register

Posted: 09/20/13, 7:31 AM EDT |

NEW HAVEN >> Fall is in the air, and drama in the Elm City has awakened once more. New Haven playwright Steve Bellwood has written a new play, “The Specials,” which is in its second and final weekend at The Whitney Arts Center, directed by James Leaf and produced by David Pilot. …

The New Haven Review

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

By Donald Brown on September 18, 2013 

Ever have that experience where you feel almost taken hostage by your host? Sorta like a “guestage?”

WPKN “Radio Something” with Valerie Richardson

Sept. 17, 2013

Links to archived audio stream of interview with Steve Bellwood, David Pilot and James Leaf

by Ian Applegate

“THE SPECIALS,” a new American play

If you like theatre, which many people do, then why not give a chance to witness the performance of an new American play, written and premiering right here in New Haven?

The New Haven Independent

“The Specials” Debuts

by Allan Appel | Sep 12, 2013 2:59 pm

Not long ago, actor Daniel White played the lovable dwarf Bashful, gracing Snow White’s innocence at a kids’ theater in Bridgeport.

He’s making his New Haven debut in quite a different role: A loose-cannon survivalist in a military uniform, a man with a penchant for booze, psychedelic mushrooms, domestic violence, and international killing. …

The New Haven Review

New Local Theater
By admin On September 9, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Now that we’re safely past Labor Day and gaining on the ostensible last day of summer (somewhere around the 21st), theater is coming alive again in New Haven. This coming weekend and the following a new play called The Specials has its run on Whitney Avenue in New Haven. …

The Hartford Courant

‘The Specials,’ New Play Opens At New Haven Arts Center

By FRANK RIZZO, Hartford Courant11:36 a.m. EDT, September 6, 2013

A new play, “The Specials” by Steve Bellwood, will premiere Saturday, Sept. 14 ty Sept. 22 for five performances at the Whitney Arts Center, 591 Whitney Ave (near Cold Spring) in New Haven. …


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