Jane Park
Staff Reporter
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PROFILE: Chesed Chap ’25 on finding the funny

The News spoke with Chap and members of the comedy group she leads — named Red Hot Poker — about the meaning behind her original production, “Education,” and her comedic side.

ANALYSIS: Race in casting at Yale

The News interviewed eight directors and actors of color about their experiences with casting and outreach for undergraduate productions that center around racial identity.

Corinne Bailey Rae performs new album “Black Rainbows” following talk on its significance

Rae spoke about the importance of the Stony Island Arts Bank in the development of her newest album, which delves into the Black experience in America.

PROFILE: Musical theater lecturer Jeanine Tesori on imperfect music and living in an empty lighthouse

The News interviewed Jeanine Tesori, who recently won a Tony Award for her musical “Kimberly Akimbo.”

Student productions announce casting calls for this fall

Yale Performing Arts is set to have a busy upcoming fall season with casting cycles soon opening for upcoming plays, musical theater stages and other […]

Past and upcoming campus celebrity sightings

Coming off a year of many famous speaker events, this upcoming academic year already has new speaker events lined up.

“Yale:” from Myth to Memory

On Aug. 21, 2022, I stepped onto Yale’s campus as an official Yale student. Ever since getting into Yale in April, introducing myself as an […]

Calling All Bad Bitch Asians

“It was mad easy bro. It was easy as fuck. I’m being dead serious.”  This is how Sean Miyashiro described securing his first financial backer, […]

Tracy K. Smith delivers 2023 Foundational Course Lecture

In continuation of a new Yale English tradition, the former U.S. Poet Laureate read a number of her poems on Tuesday evening.

Asian American Collective of Theatermakers debuts “Love Letters”

“Love Letters” is the first production sponsored by the AACT.

Yale Playwrights Festival to spotlight four student-written plays

The Yale Playwrights Festival connects Yale playwrights with external mentors. This year’s mentors include Edwin Sanchez, Victor Cazares, Madeleine Oak and Tim Sanford.