Whether you love music or art or theater or museums, New Haven is your kind of place. Anchored by Yale University, the city’s cultural community is rich and varied.
No matter what your interest, New Haven offers a wealth of opportunity:
New Haven is home to three theaters that have won Tony awards for Best Regional Theater, and productions that routinely move from New Haven to Broadway:
Whatever your style, you can find an array of music in New Haven:
- Firehouse 12 is a state-of-the-art recording studio and intimate music venue Downtown. It sponsors performances from world-acclaimed musicians.
- Café Nine presents honky-tonk, experimental, blues, reggae, jazz and every other form imaginable in an intimate settting.
- Toad’s Place presents an eclectic mix of music, from hip hop to acoustic. It offers musical legends and local bands.
- The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is one of the nation’s oldest orchestras and presents performances by resident players with world-renowned guest soloists and conductors. Most concerts take place in Yale’s historic Woolsey Hall, but the symphony also performs at schools, public parks and community centers.
- Free concerts are common throughout the summer as Market New Haven sponsors musical legends who perform on the New Haven Green.
- For more information, check out http://www.infonewhaven.com/music.