Culture | 11:39 pm | June 10, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Six Yalies take home Tony Awards

Six Yalies — including one professor — were honored at the 67th Annual Tony Awards last night, an annual ceremony that recognizes outstanding achievement in theatre. The winners are listed below: School of Drama professor Ming Cho Lee received a lifetime achievement award for his work in scenic design. Christopher Durang DRA ’74 took home the award »

Culture | 11:53 pm | June 9, 2013 | By Aleksandra Gjorgievska

Alumni to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Yale alumni will take the stage in the next round of the popular NBC talent show “America’s Got Talent.” Last week, the Connecticut-based group 3Penny Chorus and Orchestra, led by Arianne Abela MUS ’10 and University of Hartford Hartt School graduate Colin Britt, advanced to the show’s second round after their performance garnered the praise »

Culture | 11:40 pm | June 4, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

‘Professors of Bluegrass’ revamps website

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The Professors of Bluegrass is revamping its web presence in anticipation of a new CD release later this month. The bluegrass band — which features President-elect Peter Salovey as its bass player — announced the launch of a new website, professorsofbluegrass.com, on its Facebook page Sunday. The website is a belated replacement for the band’s »

Culture | 7:28 pm | June 3, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

‘True Blood’ actor to star in ‘Streetcar’

A sneek peek of “True Blood” season 6 shows actor Joe Manganiello snarling at a fellow member of his wolf pack. But Manganiello is taking a break from his role as a werewolf on the popular paranormal soap — to play yet another alpha male. This fall, Manganiello will take the New Haven stage in »

Culture | 2:47 am | June 2, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Drama professor bikes for charity

Neil Mulligan DRA '01 hopes to bike 2,500 miles for charity.

Neil Mulligan DRA ’01, technical director of the Yale Repertory Theatre and a professor at the School of Drama, has been serving the theater community at and outside of Yale for over a decade. He has also been serving his country. This week, Mulligan began his cross country bicycle journey out of Portland, Oregan in »