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Wendall K. Harrington Receives 2024 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre


Head of Projection at David Geffen School of Drama at Yale, Harrington has designed for nearly 40 Broadway productions.

Wendall K. Harrington

May 28, 2024


Nancy Yao Appointed Assistant Dean


Nancy Yao has accepted appointment as Assistant Dean of Student Life and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging/Assistant Professor Adjunct of Theater Management at David Geffen School of Drama.

Nancy Yao

April 5, 2024


Da’Vine Joy Randolph on Oscar Win


The Best Supporting Actress also won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Mary in The Holdovers.

Da’Vine Joy Randolph


Omid Akbari ’24 Named Burry Fredrik Design Fellow


The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced scenic designer Omid Akbari as the recipient of the 2024 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship and its $10,000 award.

April 3, 2024


a.k. payne (’23) Named Blackburn Finalist


‘Love I Awethu Further’ was submitted by Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and Yale Repertory Theatre.

a.k. payne

February 8, 2024


Theater Critic and Professor Gordon Rogoff Remembered


Charles McNulty (’93, ’95 D.F.A.) shares a brief biography of Rogoff’s lifetime of dedicated work.

Gordon Rogoff

February 6, 2024


Marc Robinson (’90 M.F.A., ’92 D.F.A.) Appointed Dean


Robinson will assume the role of dean of humanities for Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences in July.

Marc Robinson

January 31, 2024


Sheria Irving (’13) and Leland Fowler (’18) Cast in Sally & Tom at The Public Theater


Suzan-Lori Parks’s new play will also include work by Riccardo Hernández (’92, Co-chair of Design) and Alan C. Edwards (’11, faculty).

Sheria Irving and Leland Fowler

January 23, 2024


Juliana Canfield (’17) and Tom Pecinka (’15) Reprise Off-Broadway Roles


David Adjmi’s STEREOPHONIC will have a 14-week Broadway engagement this spring.

Juliana Canfield and Tom Pecinka


Tony Nominee Ato Blankson-Wood (’16) Stars in Cabaret


Blankson-Wood leads as Cliff in Broadway revival of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club starring Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin.

Ato Blankson Wood


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