David Kurkovskiy
Staff Reporter
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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.

Mozart classic to be performed for third time in past year

The Yale community seems never to grow tired of Mozart’s most famous love story.

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.

Dance groups incorporate new members

As the spring term gets underway, some of Yale’s undergraduate dance companies are concluding their spring auditions processes.

Senior thesis weighs romance, gender oppression

An upcoming production will attempt to reconcile one of Shakespeare’s classic love stories with its reputation as a problematic and misogynistic play.

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.

Dramat gets experimental with fall mainstage

The Dramat’s Fall Mainstage production, “The Rocky Horror Show” by Richard O’Brien, opens tonight at the University Theatre.