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Student-written musical explores idealism, hope

November 11, 2013 • 0
Many people try to find love by looking around, but some decide to look up. “The Skylight Room,” a one-act musical adaptation of O. Henry’s 1906 short story, was performed last Friday and Saturday in the Morse-Stiles Crescent Theater. Dan Rubins ’16 wrote the script, lyrics and music for the show — a concerted effort »
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Theater studies majors experiment with senior projects

November 6, 2013 • 0
Many seniors in the theater studies major are already braving uncharted territory within their own senior projects.
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Rep play advances to Broadway

October 30, 2013 • 0
For the first time in its history, the Yale Repertory Theatre’s Binger Center for New Theatre will send a show to Broadway. After being named one of the New York Times’ Top Ten Productions of 2012, “The Realistic Joneses,” a play by Brooklyn-based playwright Will Eno that had its world premiere at the Yale Repertory »
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Public installation to explore urban violence

October 29, 2013 • 0
New Haven community members ranging from elementary school students to professional artists will reflect on violence through art starting next month.
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‘Owners’ explores power, murder

October 16, 2013 • 0
Directed by Evan Yionoulis, a resident director at the Yale Repertory Theatre, “Owners” by Caryl Churchill will open at the Rep on Oct. 31
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YDC introduces new casting process

October 15, 2013 • 0
Starting this fall, aspiring actors at Yale will take part in a changed casting process for productions affiliated with the Yale Drama Coalition.
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Dance initiatives expanded

October 11, 2013 • 0
Starting this fall, the University is taking steps to accommodate students’ growing interest in the field of dance.
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Arts festival economic boon

October 9, 2013 • 0
This summer, New Haven’s cultural scene peaked during the annual International Festival of Arts and Ideas — and so did the Elm City’s economy.
Arts organizations in New Haven like the People’s Arts Collective benefit from state and local funding.
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New Haven arts funding faces uncertain future

September 27, 2013 • 0
The annual Family Arts and Culture Workshops have seen a larger turnout each year, with 447 community members attending in 2012.
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Local school to become community arts center

September 10, 2013 • 0
On Grand Avenue in Fair Haven, an unoccupied school building is undergoing a transformation into a new home for New Haven’s local arts scene.
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Stravinsky centennial project receives funding

September 4, 2013 • 0
One hundred years after its controversial premiere, “The Rite of Spring” by Igor Stravinsky continues to be an inspiration to musicians, composers and conductors alike.
The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale includes an art collection of over 700 pieces that are intended to promote healing, comfort and relief.
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At Smilow, healing through art

April 10, 2013 • 0
The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale treats its patients through more than just clinicians and medical equipment — it also heals them through its artwork.