News from On and Off York Street

Yale School of Drama Graduates
June 12, 2019

Hollywood Reporter Names Yale No. 1 Acting School in the U.S.

Yale School of Drama tops Hollywood Reporter’s list of 25 best graduate schools in the country for an acting degree.

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Dianne West
June 11, 2019

Yale Rep’s Production ‘Happy Days’ with Dianne Wiest Bows in Los Angeles

Yale Rep’s critically acclaimed production, directed by James Bundy (‘95, Dean), features sets, costumes, lighting, and sound by Yale designers.

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Zach Appelman
June 11, 2019

Zach Appleman (’10) Named Outstanding Actor by Connecticut Critics Circle

Appelman wins the Outstanding Actor Award for his role in Hartford Stage’s The Engagement Party.

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Fitz Patton
June 10, 2019

Fitz Patton (’01) Wins Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play

Patton, with his extensive list of Broadway credits, scores a 2019 Tony Award for his work on Tarell McCraney’s Choir Boy.

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Jonathan Majors
June 5, 2019

Jonathan Majors (’16) Talks Role in ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

Majors discusses his career highlights since graduating from Yale School of Drama, including his upcoming lead role.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury
June 5, 2019

Jackie Sibblies Drury (Faculty): The Mind Behind ‘Fairview’

Drury explains her intention behind making audiences uncomfortable in Fairview, her Pulitzer Prize-winning play about race and self-awareness.

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David Muse
May 30, 2019

Profile: David Muse (’03), Artistic Director of Studio Theatre

Muse looks back on his life and directing career as well as the upcoming season at Studio Theatre.

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Chris Brown
May 29, 2019

Chris Brown (’10) Named Executive Director of Orlando Repertory Theatre

Brown will head the nonprofit committed to creating quality experiences that enlighten, enrich, and entertain young audiences.

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Tarell Alvin McCraney
May 16, 2019

Tarell Alvin McCraney (’07, Faculty) Debuts New Work at Steppenwolf Theatre

The Playwriting Chair, who won an Oscar for the Moonlight screenplay, will appear in his new play Ms. Blakk for President.

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Michael Yeargan
May 10, 2019

Michael Yeargan (’73, Faculty) Receives 2019 Tom Killen Award

Co-chair of the Yale School of Drama design program, Yeargan is being awarded for his “long service and achievement to theater.”

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