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In new musical, characters wrestle with love, loss and alligators

April 22, 2015 • 0
This week, a senior project production will venture through an alligator-wrestling theme park to delve into themes of family, loss and imagination.
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Art majors close out undergraduate careers with thesis show

April 22, 2015 • 0
As the latest exhibition at the Yale School of Art draws to a close, a group of seniors is preparing for the final critique of their undergraduate artistic career.
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Student play follows family troubles after terrorist attacks

April 22, 2015 • 0
In an upcoming play, a psychic who could have changed the flow of history instead ends up fleeing from his home and beginning a new life.
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Festival highlights contemporary Italian film

April 22, 2015 • 0
This weekend, both the Yale and New Haven communities can enjoy a view of Italy from the seats of the Whitney Humanity Center auditorium.
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Yale Baroque Opera Project to stage rarely performed piece

April 22, 2015 • 0
In their upcoming production, members of the Yale Baroque Opera Project will perform in English for the first time ever.
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Ballet company brings Carroll classic to stage

April 15, 2015 • 0
After journeying to Neverland a year ago with a production of “Peter Pan,” the Yale Undergraduate Ballet Company will travel into a rabbit hole this weekend.
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Ensemble brings African-American theater exhibit to life

April 15, 2015 • 0
This weekend, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will become a theater stage for undergraduate performers who will pay tribute to a century’s worth of African-American theater.
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Musical explores coming of age in absence of parents

April 15, 2015 • 0
While most poets merely write about death, a character in an upcoming musical will cause one.
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Century-old novel receives a modern makeover

April 15, 2015 • 0
A Theater Studies senior project will bring a Victorian novel into the 21st century.
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Q&A: Setting Baldwin to music and lyrics

April 15, 2015 • 0
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.
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“Lux” exhibition to light up Beinecke

April 10, 2015 • 0
A wealth of knowledge lies cloistered inside the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library’s marble walls. But for the next three nights, some of Yale’s most novel ideas will be brought to the library’s surface.
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Yale Dance Theater honors Alvin Ailey

April 10, 2015 • 0
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.