News from On and Off York Street

Lance Reddick
August 26, 2019

Lance Reddick (’94) on ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and Classmate Paul Giamatti (’94)

Reddick reflects on working extra hard in school, while his classmate was “just the star the first day of class.”

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Gamal Palmer ('08)
August 21, 2019

Gamal Palmer (’08) on Being Black, Gay, and Jewish in America

In an LGBTQ&A podcast, Palmer says he has just now begun to feel comfortable voicing his blackness in Jewish spaces.

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Louisa Jacobson
August 2, 2019

Louisa Jacobson (’19) to Play Juliet in ‘Romeo & Juliet’ at Old Globe Theater

The Shakespeare play will open on August 17 at Old Globe Theater in San Diego and close September 15.

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Ato Blankson-Wood
July 26, 2019

Ato Blankson-Wood (’15) on Playing a ‘Queer African’ in ‘The Rolling Stone’

“I wanted to play a queer African person…” said Blankson-Wood. “That’s a lot of my lived experience and I wanted to bring that to the stage.”

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Joby Earle
June 17, 2019

Joby Earle (’10) Talks ‘Indecent’ and His Portrayal of Sholem Asch

Earle discusses his role in the Yale-commissioned play at the Ahmanson Theatre and his fond memories of Yale School of Drama.

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Tiffany Rachelle Stewart
June 17, 2019

Tiffany Rachelle Stewart (’07) Takes on Roles of Strong, Real Women

Stewart is getting set to appear as Elsie in Dominique Morrison’s Mud Row, a new play inspired by an area in the East End of West Chester, PA.

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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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Zach Appelman
June 11, 2019

Zach Appelman (’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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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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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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