News from On and Off York Street

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
December 5, 2018

Donna Zakowska (’83): ‘Marvelous’ Painting with Fabric

The costume design in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel uses color to convey 1950s New York to viewers.

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The Nutcracker
December 4, 2018

‘Nutcracker’ Sets by Fufan Zhang (’17) Feature Seafaring Flavor

The build and installation of the scenery, which focuses on southeastern Connecticut’s seafaring history, was managed by Kevin Belcher and Dashiell Menard (’19).

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Tobin Showcase
November 14, 2018

Yale Teams in Finals of Director-Designer Showcase

School of Drama finalists are Haydee Zelideth and Yana Birÿkova (’17); Shadi Ghaheri (’18); John Bondi-Ernoehazy, Mika Eubanks, Samuel Kwan Chi Chan, and Yaara Bar (’19).

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Ming Cho Lee
October 31, 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award Named for Ming Cho Lee

The Henry Hewes Design Awards lifetime achievement honor will now bear the name of Lee (Design Faculty), the award’s first recipient.

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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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Wendall K. Harrington
September 13, 2018

Becoming “Unselfed”

Wendall K. Harrington (Design Faculty) Keynote Speech at the 2018 United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference on theatre’s power to evoke empathy.

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The House That Will Not Stand
August 8, 2018

Adam Rigg (’13), Montana Levi Blanco (’15), and Yi Zhao (’11) design New York Premiere

Director Lileana Blain-Cruz (’12) staged The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley (’04) featuring Juliana Canfield (Acting, ’17) and voice dialect coach Dawn-Elin Fraser (Acting Faculty).

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August 7, 2018

Folger Theatre Will Present a Rare Restoration ‘Macbeth’

The groundbreaking Washington, DC production features lighting design by Andrew F. Griffin (’16) and sound design by Matt Otto (’13).

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Evanston Salt Costs Climbing
August 2, 2018

World Premiere of ‘Evanston Salt Costs Climbing’ Features an All-Yale Design Team

The production will be directed by Dustin Wills (’14) and features scenic design by Jean Kim (’16), costume design by Seth Bodie (’14), lighting design by Masha Tsmiring (’13), sound design by Tyler Keiffer (’15), and projection design by Nicholas Hussong (’15).

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Christopher Akerlind
July 27, 2018

Christopher Akerlind (’89) Puts Spotlight on Opera Maine’s ‘Figaro’

Thje Tony Award winner designed the set and lights for The Marriage of Figaro in Portland.

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