News from On and Off York Street

Noah Diaz
September 12, 2022

Noah Diaz (’20) An “Artist to Watch”

‘You Will Get Sick,’ written at the School, will be presented at Roundabout Theatre Company this fall.

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Martyna Majok
August 9, 2022

Martyna Majok (’12) Receives Hull-Warriner Award for ‘Sanctuary City’

Presented by the Dramatists Guild Council, the award recognizes a play dealing with controversial and timely subjects.

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Noah Diaz
August 8, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company to premiere work by Noah Diaz (’20)

‘You Will Get Sick,’ developed at the School, will include costumes by Alicia Austin (’20) and feature actor Dario Ladani Sanchez (’20).

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James Bundy
December 22, 2021

James Bundy Reappointed Dean

“[His] creativity and vision have supported advances in both drama education and practice and positioned Yale for leadership in the field.”

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Lynn Nottage ('89)
September 22, 2021

Lynn Nottage (‘89) One of Several Black Writers on Broadway This Season

Eric M. Glover (Faculty) comments on how this movement happened and what it means for Broadway.

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David Geffen School of Drama at Yale logo
June 30, 2021

An Extraordinary and Unprecedented Gift from David Geffen

The gift of $150 million ensures that from this day forward, in perpetuity, the School is tuition-free.

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Doug Robinson
May 7, 2021

Doug Robinson (’24) Named Grantee of ReImagine: New Plays in TYA

ReImagine aims to support the development and visibility of new works for young audiences by BIPOC playwrights.

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OyamO
April 27, 2021

Playwright OyamO (’81) Receives 2021 Tooth of Time Award

Presented by the Adams and Reisch Foundation, the award honors playwrights who create significant, idea-driven work throughout their career.

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Lindsey Ferrentino
March 17, 2021

Lindsey Ferrentino (’16) To Adapt ‘Amy and the Orphans’ for Netflix

Ferrentino’s play about a woman with Down Syndrome and her siblings was developed during the 2016 Carlotta Festival of New Plays.

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Alena Smith
March 3, 2021

‘Dickinson’ Showrunner Alena Smith (’06) Embraces Subversion

In a writers’ room that includes Lynn Nottage (’89, Former Faculty), Smith’s Peabody-winning vision invites excitement and collaboration.

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