Current student Becca Plunkett’s thesis play A DollZes HoUse, takes place in a war-torn nation, when a power-hungry King forces his royal court to perform a heavily redacted version of A Doll’s House. The King’s favorite, Tulip, stars in the show as Nora, a role she’s been preparing for her entire life.
In HATEWATCH, current student, Ellen Steves’ thesis play, a group of old friends agree to participate in a documentary about addiction. When an intervention fails, they take things into their own hands.
School of the Arts faculty members Hilton Als, Associate Professor of Writing, and Lynn Nottage, Associate Professor of Theatre, have been awarded 2017 Pulitzer Prizes in Criticism and Drama, respectively.