Q&A: Setting Baldwin to music and lyrics
The News spoke to Julian Hornik '17, the composer and lyricist of "Giovanni's Room," and Emma Hathaway ’17, who wrote the book for the play, to learn about the duo’s hopes for the show as well as the process of adapting Baldwin’s novel for the stage.
Yale Dance Theater honors Alvin Ailey
The Yale Dance Theater Company is celebrating the legacy of 20th-century dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey on Saturday with a performance showcase at the Co-op Arts and Humanities High School on College Street.
Yale Rep stages epic theater
On Thursday, a play that is at once political satire, romantic comedy, musical and social critique will open at the Yale Repertory Theatre.
Playwright festival sees record number of submissions
As Edward Columbia ’18 was writing the play “Fiction” while working as an actor and theater intern in New York City, little did he know that he would have the chance to revisit the piece and personally workshop it with experienced theater professionals and faculty.
In Dramat mainstage, dreams lead to danger
In its Spring Mainstage production, the Yale Dramatic Association will explore the tension between striving for unattainable dreams and the difficult reality of facing disability.
Rep play explores Zimbabwean-American culture
For her latest work, actress and playwright Danai Gurira draws on her experiences living on both sides of the Atlantic to delve into the intergenerational dramas of a family split between two cultures.
YDC emphasizes well-being for thespians
The Yale Drama Coalition has decided to take a stance against theater community members sacrificing health, sleep and schoolwork for their productions.
Dance, theater groups struggle to find space
Over the summer, undergraduate dance groups and theater performers largely lost access to the Broadway Rehearsal Lofts, exacerbating the current shortage of facilities allotted to them. With the popular rehearsal space now unavailable, these groups are left scrambling for a place to hone their craft. David Kurkovskiy reports.