Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti ’89 DRA ’94 plays the title role in Yale Repertory Theatre’s production of “Hamlet.”

‘Hamlet’ opens at the Rep

March 25, 2013
Alas, poor Yorick, who didn’t get a ticket to see “Hamlet” at the Yale Repertory Theatre.
In 1909, five senior members of the Yale Glee Club banded together to form the a capella group, the Whiffenpoofs.

Women Whiffs? Not this year

March 4, 2013
This past weekend, one of Yale’s longest-standing musical traditions was challenged.
“Theory of Flight” — a show by the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities — explores one human's obsession with flight.

‘Theory of Flight’ takes off

February 27, 2013
Almost a year after the launch of The Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, the interdisciplinary initiative’s first performance venture will take flight this weekend.
The Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards performed for students, workers and professors in the Calhoun dining hall during lunch on Wednesday.

Grotowski residency comes to Yale

February 21, 2013
Students, workers and professors in the Calhoun, Branford and Davenport dining halls were serenaded during lunch Wednesday in a series of “interventions” announcing the Yale arrival of the Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards.
Castor et Pollux

Undergrad opera breaks new ground with ‘Castor et Pollux’

February 20, 2013
Nearly 70 Yale College students will come together this week to resurrect a show last performed in America before most of them were born.
The basement of the WYBC will host performances by local rap group RCM, rapper Jake Backer ’14 and rapper Yaakov — Jacob Sandry ’15 (right).

WYBC to host rap showcase

February 13, 2013
This Friday, Yale and New Haven will find common ground in an unexpected space: the basement of 216 Dwight St.

Yale Opera takes on bel canto

February 13, 2013
Yale Opera will perform Vincenzo Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi,” its first bel canto opera, this weekend at the Shubert Theater.
“Generations,” written by Jesse Schreck ’14, investigates how people are shaped by their families and forces outside their control.

Student-written ‘Generations’ puts family on the stage

February 13, 2013
This weekend, the Yale Dramat will stage a student-written play for the first time in roughly two years.
“Tap to the Future,” the upcoming show of the Taps dance group, will feature a diverse collection of stu- dent-choreographed pieces.

Taps dance through history

February 6, 2013
Taps, Yale’s only all-tap dancing group, will highlight the dance form through the ages in its annual showcase this week.
Through the O’Neill Program, School of Drama students and undergraduates teach playwriting at the Co-Op Arts and Humanities High School.

O’Neill program creates ‘chain of mentorship’

February 4, 2013
The “Annual Festival of New Work” was the culminating event of the O’Neill Playwriting Program.
“the river don’t flow by itself no more” was staged last weekend at Trum- bull College’s Nick Chapel theater.

Grad students seek more chances to perform

January 28, 2013
Last weekend, Trumbull College’s Nick Chapel theater was host to an unusual collaboration: “the river don’t flow by itself no more."
Actors Fred Arsenault and Euan Morton play all 15 characters in "Stones in His Pockets" a play by Irish playwright Marie Jones.

Irish play blends humor and history

January 23, 2013
In “Stones in His Pockets,” the newest play at the Yale Repertory Theatre, only two actors portray a whirlwind of characters.