Stars Behind the Stars: Janelle Caso ’17

Stars Behind the Stars: Janelle Caso ’17

April 2, 2021

Caso is a Cancer whose recent work includes Coal Country and Romeo Y Julieta at the Public Theatre. 

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‘Right Now!’ Produced By Alumni at The Tank

‘Right Now!’ Produced By Alumni at The Tank

April 2, 2021

RIGHT NOW!, written and produced by Playwriting alumnus Max Mondi '18, stars Acting alumnae Alinca Hamilton ’18 and Amy Miyako Williams ’18 in monthly performances that play the first Wednesday of every month in 2021. 

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This Is Who We Are: David Henry Hwang

This Is Who We Are: David Henry Hwang

April 2, 2021

Here, we talk with Associate Professor of Theatre and Playwriting Concentration Head David Henry Hwang about his most recent projects, the challenges of collaboration in the Zoom era, and the power of authenticity in art. 

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'Merry Wives,' Adapted by Jocelyn Bioh '08 and Directed by Saheem Ali '07, at Shakespeare in the Park 2021

'Merry Wives,' Adapted by Jocelyn Bioh '08 and Directed by Saheem Ali '07, at Shakespeare in the Park 2021

April 2, 2021

An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, written by Theatre alumna Jocelyn Bioh ’08 and directed by alumnus Saheem Ali ’07, will open the Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park 2021 season on July 5, 2021.   

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Theatre Alumnus Carl Cofield '14 Named Incoming Chair of Graduate Acting at NYU

Theatre Alumnus Carl Cofield '14 Named Incoming Chair of Graduate Acting at NYU

April 2, 2021

Cofield is a New York-based actor and director. In 2018, he was appointed the Associate Artistic Director of the Off-Broadway award-winning Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH).

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‘Thin Mints’ By Alumna Ellen Steves ’17 Will Have A Reading at Sideshow Theatre Company

‘Thin Mints’ By Alumna Ellen Steves ’17 Will Have A Reading at Sideshow Theatre Company

March 29, 2021

Thin Mints follows a troop of Bonfire Girls during a five-day woodland jamboree as they prepare for an important election.

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Theatre Alumnus Anthony McDonald '13 Named Executive Director of the Shubert Theatre

Theatre Alumnus Anthony McDonald '13 Named Executive Director of the Shubert Theatre

March 17, 2021

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the Shubert Theatre is a not-for-profit arts, education, and community organization established in 1997.

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The Playwright’s Room: Blake Bonilla

The Playwright’s Room: Blake Bonilla

March 17, 2021

Bonilla is a Filipinx-Costa Rican-American playwright from Lakewood, CA. He made his professional stage debut in a reading of Alice Tuan’s Cock’s Crow at East West Players last year.

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Alumnus Andy Boyd ’18 Publishes ‘The Trade Federation’

Alumnus Andy Boyd ’18 Publishes ‘The Trade Federation’

March 17, 2021

The Trade Federation is a metatheatrical deconstruction of the Star Wars prequels that seizes the means of narrative production away from giant corporations like Disney and encourages the audience to see themselves, collectively, as the hero they've been waiting for.

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