Eric Xiao
Staff Reporter
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The two worlds of “Valhalla”

Opening this Thursday night at the Whitney Theater, “Valhalla” by Paul Rudnick ’77 follows the lives of two characters from vastly different backgrounds, living nearly a century apart from one another and connected only by their common love of beauty and their desire to pursue it at any cost.

Student production stages challenges of adulthood

For its Spring Experimental Production, the Yale Dramatic Association is staging a piece that traces the lives of two friends who grapple with the realities of growing up.

Festival helps undergraduate playwrights

This weekend, students, professors and professional playwrights gathered at the Rep to celebrate the original work of five undergraduates.

New Whim ‘n Rhythm class announced

On Sunday night, Whim 'n Rhythm, Yale's all-senior, all-female a cappella group selected its newest class.

Play to focus on improvised music

While most plays are entirely scripted, an upcoming undergraduate production will have much of its content created on the spot.

University responds to demand for technicians

By experimenting with theater’s technical aspects such as light, sound and set design, students have been staging increasingly complex shows.

Whiffenpoofs select new class

The Whiffs were named after mythical dragonfish.

Dramat to stage a Shakespeare classic

Tonight, one of Shakespeare’s best-known comedies will come to life before a Yale audience.

UCS expands arts-related initiatives

Faculty, administrators and students are working to make the Yale Undergraduate Career Services Center a more reliable resource for aspiring artists.

Broadway actress talks show business

This Monday, students hoping to pursue professional acting careers received advice from an experienced Yale alumna.

Rep show stages dark side of fairy tales

The Yale Rep's newest show will remind audiences that fairy tales can be about escaping death rather than finding a Prince Charming.