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The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, written by Film Program alumnus Ayad Akhtar ('02), will return to New York this fall in a Broadway production. The show, directed by Kimberly Senior, will be presented at the Lincoln Center Theatre. Tickets are available online and by phone starting September 6. more
 
Film Program alumna Alexandra (Alex) Sichel ('95) died peacefully at home on June 23rd after three years of living with breast cancer. Born July 31st, 1963, Alex was raised in Manhattan and Watermill, NY. more
 
HARLEM WEEK, INC., New Heritage Theatre Group, National Black Theatre and Columbia University School of the Arts Office of Community Outreach & Education, are pleased to announce “The Year of James Baldwin: A 90th BIRTHDAY  CELEBRATION” (1924-1987). more
 
On August 5, Bilal Tanweer  ('10) will release his first book, The Scatter Here is Too Great. more
 
Several Theatre Program alumni are celebrating the premiere of new work all over the country this summer and fall. more
 
When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the primetime Emmy Award nominations, three Columbia University School of the Arts alumni were recognized for their outstanding work in television. The three shows they worked on garnered 30 nominations and six wins in total. more
 
In late spring of 2014, Creative Time presented the first large-scale public project by Visual Arts Program faculty member Kara Walker. more
 
On July 7 it was announced that a new musical stage adaptation of the classic film Black Orpheus is being readied for Broadway with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and recent addition to the School of the Arts Theatre Program faculty, L more
 
On July 8, Catherine Lacey ('10) publishes her first novel, Nobody is Ever Missing (FSG), which centers around Elyria, who without telling her family, takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. more
 
Visual Arts Professor Sarah Sze’s 2013 Venice Biennale installation, “Triple Point (Planetarium),” will be on display at the Bronx Museum of Arts from July 3 through August 24. more
 
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