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Professor Lynn Nottage Makes Her Broadway Debut with Sweat
December 9, 2016

Professor Lynn Nottage’s Sweat heads to Broadway this March, following a successful run at the Public Theater.

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Alumnus Jason Jacobs Directs Lavender Songs at the Playroom Theater
November 25, 2016

Jason Jacobs ‘05 directed Lavender Songs; A Queer Cabaret In Weimar Berlin, at the Playroom Theater.

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An Interview with David Henry Hwang on Writing for Showtime's "The Affair"
November 22, 2016

This November, Playwriting Concentration Head David Henry Hwang’s television writing talents will be showcased with the release of season three of The Affair.

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Rachel Chavkin's "Great Comet" Lands on Broadway
November 21, 2016

Rachel Chavkin ’08 directs Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.

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Daaimah Mubashshir '15 Awarded MacDowell Fellowship
November 17, 2016

School of the Arts playwriting alumna Daaimah Mubashshir ‘15 was awarded a fall 2016 MacDowell Fellowship, alongside theater artists such as acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, performance artist Alina Troyano, and the Obie-Award winning director and designer Jim Findlay.

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Three New Plays Showcased in the Schapiro Theater
November 10, 2016

Three new plays, made in collaboration between the Class of 2018 Directors, Dramaturges, and Playwrights, will run in rep at the Schapiro Theatre from Nov.

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Sarna Lapine Directs Sunday In the Park With George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, at NY City Center
October 28, 2016

Film Program Almnua Sarna Lapine (’09) directed Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize–winningSunday in the Park with George at New York City Center.

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Student Jillian Walker Brings Interdisciplinarity to the Bushwick Starr with SKINFOLK
October 25, 2016

Dramaturgy student Jillian Walker ’17 shared her play SKiNFoLK at the Bushwick Starr on Oct.

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David Henry Hwang Appointed Chair of American Theater Wing
June 29, 2016

Playwriting Concentration Head David Henry Hwang has been named the chair of the American Theatre Wing, the non-profit theater organization that founded and runs the Tony Awards.

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Samantha Cooper Discusses Her Thesis Play
June 13, 2016

Current student Samantha Cooper’s thesis play, Invincible Ones, follows a Lower East Side apartment of women who are reeling from the death of their best friend, as they face what the world looks like in the wake of their loss.

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