News from On and Off York Street

Angela Bassett
October 10, 2018

Angela Bassett (’83) Receives Icon Award, Offers Advice to Young Actors

Bassett spoke about her inspiring career journey during the Hollywood Confidential L.A. panel series.

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Jeremy O. Harris
October 10, 2018

‘Slave Play’ World Premiere Features Yale Talent

The award-winning work by Jeremy O. Harris (’19) includes Drama School actors, sound designer and dramaturg.

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Kathryn Hahn ('01) and Paul Giamatti ('94)
October 4, 2018

Kathryn Hahn (’01) and Paul Giamatti (’94) Star in ‘Private Life’

The film tells the story of a couple who attempt to have a child by any means necessary.

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Ming Cho Lee
October 2, 2018

Ming Cho Lee to Receive Henry Hewes Design Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Honor

Lee (Design Faculty), the first recipient of the award, is also a member of the Theater Hall of Fame and holds five honorary degrees.

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Sarah Ruhl
September 21, 2018

Sarah Ruhl Named Ingram New Works Fellow

Ruhl (Playwriting Faculty) has been named as the 2018-19 Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow at Nashville Repertory Theatre.

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Antoinette Crowe-Legacy
September 19, 2018

Antoinette Crowe-Legacy Joins Forest Whitaker Epix Series

Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (’18) has been cast in a major role opposite Forest Whitaker in Godfather of Harlem.

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WIld Goose Dreams
September 18, 2018

Yale Alums Power NYC Premiere of ‘Wild Goose Dreams’

The play by Hansol Jung (’14) stars Peter Kim (’04) and features costumes by Linda Cho (’98) and sound design by Palmer Hefferan (’13).

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Henry Winkler ('70)
September 18, 2018

Henry Winkler (’70) Wins His First Emmy Award

“If you stay at the table long enough,” Winkler said, “the chips come to you. And tonight, I got to clear the table.”

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Rachel Shuey ('18)
September 14, 2018

Rachel Shuey (’18) Named Executive Director of LAByrinth Theater Company

Shortly after graduating in May, Rachel took up the post of Executive Director at LAByrinth Theater Company, a non-profit Off-Broadway company based in New York City.

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Kate Tarker and Lileana Blain-Cruz
September 13, 2018

Kate Tarker (’14) takes ‘Thunderbodies’ to Soho Rep

The play, which premiered during the 2014 Carlotta Festival of New Plays, will be directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (’11).

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