May 4, 2022, by Brian Slattery- "When sibling rivalry becomes a little too hostile. When a puppeteer’s puppet refuses to cooperate. When a threesome collides with the cheerful aesthetic of a Disney movie. These and many other wonderfully absurd scenarios were mined for laughter by The Regicides on Tuesday evening, kicking off a week of ArtWalk programming in Westville. This year — for its 25th year — ArtWalk returns to being all in-person. May 4 will see an art exhibition and sale at Kehler Liddell Gallery. May 5 features a performance by the beloved New Haven-based Thabisa. May 6 is centered around a fashion show, dance party, and beer garden. And, as in years past, Saturday May 7 features hours upon hours of programming, from art projects in the park to a crafts market to musical performances to a rubber duck race in Edgewood Park. But first, on Tuesday evening, the Regicides — the improv comedy arm of New Haven-based theater company A Broken Umbrella — put on a live show that gave a taste of how sweet it will be for the community to return to Westville’s streets, sharing space, and in the case of the Regicides performance, peals of laughter. Through a feat of technical prowess, the Regicides transformed the bay of a garage on Blake Street into a stage, with comfortable seating arranged outside that quickly filled with a few..." click HERE to comment and read full article. Photos by Brian Slattery.
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