News from On and Off York Street

Kate Tarker ('14)
April 16, 2019

Wilma Theater Commissions Play by Kate Tarker (’14)

The world premiere of Tarker’s Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man is April 23 – May 12.

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Christopher Ross-Ewart
April 16, 2019

Christopher Ross-Ewart (’17) Brings Hook & Eye Sound Design to The Flea

Hook & Eye Theater is coming to The Flea with three brand new ideas on showcase.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury
April 15, 2019

Jackie Sibblies Drury (Faculty) Awarded 2019 Pulitzer Prize for ‘Fairview’

The production, directed by Sarah Benson with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, will return to the New York stage beginning June 2.

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Shadi Ghaheri ('18)
April 15, 2019

Shadi Ghaheri (’18) to Co-Curate Independent Contemporary Iranian Artists Festival

The first Emruz Festival aims to illuminate the daring works of emerging international Iranian Artists.

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Ann McCoy
April 12, 2019

Ann McCoy (Design Faculty) Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

McCoy is known for her large-scale pencil drawings based on her dreams, studies in alchemy, and depth psychology.

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Kevin Hourigan ('17)
April 12, 2019

Kevin Hourigan’s ‘Streetcar’ to Feature First Genderqueer Blanche DuBois

Hourigan (’17) will direct the groundbreaking limited-run production of A Streetcar Named Desire May 7 – 25 at MISTER ROGERS in Brooklyn.

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Karen Hartman ('97)
April 12, 2019

Karen Hartman (’97) Awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship

Her play Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department premiered at Yale Repertory Theater in February.

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Winston Duke
April 11, 2019

Winston Duke (’13) Says He and Lupita Nyong’o (’12) Were ‘Dorks’ at YSD

During a recent interview, Duke says the two weren’t always as polished as they now appear to be.

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Meghan Pressman
April 9, 2019

Center Theatre Group Names Meghan Pressman (’10, SOM ’10) Managing Director

Pressman is the first female managing director in Center Theatre Group’s 52-year history.

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2019 YSD Design Showcase
April 1, 2019

School Of Drama Announces Yale Design Showcase

The inaugural Showcase, May 13-15, provides theater professionals the opportunity to visit the campus and meet 2019 YSD Design students and view their work.

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