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Alumna Olivia Newman '12 Directs Adaptation of Best-Selling Novel 'Where The Crawdads Sing'
May 26, 2022

Released by Netflix to widespread acclaim in 2018, First Match follows Monique, a teenage girl who grows up in foster care, and becomes an underground wrestler as a way to catch the attention of her estranged father (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

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'Goddess' by Jocelyn Bioh '08 and Saheem Ali '07 Premieres at the Berkeley Rep
May 16, 2022

Alumni Jocelyn Bioh ’08 and Saheem Ali ’07 wrote and will direct, respectively, the new musical Goddess, set to have its world premiere at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre on August 13, 2022.

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'All The Lonely Women' Selected for Global Forms Theater Festival 2022
May 9, 2022

All the Lonely Women runs the weekend of June 2—4, 2022.

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Playwriting Alumnus Josh Koenigsburg and Directing Alumna Tyne Rafaeli ’14 in Geffen Playhouse Season
May 6, 2022

School of the Arts alumni Josh Koenigsburg '09 and Tyne Rafaeli ’14 will be contributing to The Geffen Playhouse's 2022/2023 season.

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Alumna Deborah Chow '03 to Receive Andrew Sarris Award at 2022 CUFF
April 28, 2022

The Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF) will present its annual Andrew Sarris Award to Canadian director and screenwriter Deborah Chow ’03.

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Moara R. Passoni '21 Gives Words of Wisdom to This Year's Graduates
April 25, 2022

Although their Commencements were virtual, these graduates are delighted to join the celebration this year with the Class of 2022, and they have a lot of good advice to offer about the future both on and off campus.

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Marc Atkinson Borrull ’16 Directs “Constellations” at Dublin’s Gate Theatre
April 12, 2022

Marc Atkinson Borrull is a Brooklyn and Dublin-based director, originally from Ireland and Catalonia.

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'Marta Nesspek Presents,' A Digital Shorts Series from Columbia Alumni
April 6, 2022

Several Columbia University alumni have teamed up to create a new original series of digital shorts, entitled Marta Nesspek Presents.

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Alumnus James Mangold '99 to Direct Buster Keaton Film for 20th Century Studios
March 30, 2022

James Mangold got his start in film as an undergrad at CalArts, where he studied film and acting.

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‘Der Ring Gott Farblonjet:’ MFA Directing Thesis Delivers A Wild Wagner Send-up
March 25, 2022

You might say that the show really begins with the ushers encouraging people to go to the bathroom and get water because the only intermission is around hour seven.

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