2011-12 Yale School of Drama Season

   
Carlotta Festival of New Plays

Carlotta Festival of New Plays

May 4-12, 2012
Iseman Theater
1156 Chapel Street

Three new plays by the graduating class of Yale School of Drama playwrights, performed in rotating repertory.

Previous Shows this Season:

Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights

 

Doctor FAUSTUS
LIGHTS THE LIGHTS

by Gertrude Stein
directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

October 25-29, 2011
Iseman Theater
1156 Chapel Street

 

Cymbeline

CYMBELINE

by William Shakespeare
directed by Louisa Proske

December 10-16, 2011
University Theatre
222 York Street

 



The Seagull

 

THE SEAGULL

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Paul Schmidt
directed by Alexandru Mihail

January 24-28, 2012
University Theatre
222 York Street

 

The 2011-12 Studio Series:

The Studio Series productions are designed to be learning experiences that complement classroom work, providing a medium for students at Yale School of Drama to combine their individual talents and energies toward the staging of collaboratively created works. Your attendance meaningfully completes that process.

The Yale School of Drama's 2011-12 Studio Series performances are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

THE MOST LAMENTABLE ROMAN TRAGEDY OF TITUS ANDRONICUS

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jack Tamburri

Iseman Theater
Thursday, April 5 at 4pm
Friday, April 6 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, April 7 at 4pm

Members of the Public:
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YSD Community Members:
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Previously this season:

Perestroika

Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika

By Tony Kushner
Directed by Ron Van Lieu

Iseman Theater
Thursday, October 6 at 4pm
Friday, October 7 at 3:30 & 8pm
Saturday, October 8 at 4pm

Contains nudity, sexual situations, violence, and strong language.

Rodeo

Rodeo

By Justin A. Taylor
Directed by Ethan Heard

Iseman Theater
Thursday, November 10 at 4pm
Friday, November 11 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, November 12 at 4pm

In Ransom, Arizona, meth is the drug of choice and the rodeo is the most important event of the year. But while everyone else is roping steers and drinking beers, 17-year-old Ruth is stuck working at Walmart—and having the strangest day of her life. Rodeo is about how a person in the blue-vest arena of overwhelming choice can still be all out of options.


Outlaw Jean

Outlaw Jean

By Martha Kaufman
Directed by Jack Tamburri

Iseman Theater
Thursday, November 17 at 4pm
Friday, November 18 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, November 19 at 4pm

Outlaw Jean's got a $100,000 reward to her name and a reputation for ruthlessness. But to get to the top of the outlaw heap she has to face the biggest outlaw challenge of all: go back to her bedbug-infested childhood home on Loosenoose Road and get her mama's blessing

A Duck on a Bike

A Duck on a Bike

By Amelia Roper
Directed by Margot Bordelon

Iseman Theater
Thursday, December 1 at 4pm
Friday, December 2 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, December 3 at 4pm

How do you do a play about war if you have never been in one? How do you do a play about war without a smoke machine? How does a person fall when they die? And can the days spent rehearsing love, hate, and helmets ever prepare an artist for sudden personal tragedy? A Duck on a Bike. A play about people. With a song. And some dancing.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Ethan Heard

Iseman Theater
Thursday, February 9 at 4pm
Friday, February 10 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, February 11 at 4pm

 

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Margot Bordelon

Iseman Theater
Thursday, March 8 at 4pm
Friday, March 9 at 4 & 8pm
Saturday, March 10 at 4pm

Blinded by lust, Mark Antony, triumvir of Rome, neglects his military duties to indulge in the endless delights of Egypt's Queen Cleopatra. A woman of "infinite variety," she "makes hungry where most she satisfies." A world goes to war as this public romance, inextricably entwined with politics, has fatal repercussions on the lives of millions.

 

 


Yale School of Drama Accessibility Services

Wheelchair Accessible Wheelchair and Accessible Entrances
and Seating
All Yale School of Drama Studio Series venues are wheelchair accessible and offer accessible seating.

Listening Devices Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices are available upon advance request:  please reserve  your tickets online and then call (203) 432-9740 or email ysd.shows@yale.edu no later than 24 hours prior to the performance you are attending to make your request.

Large Print Large Print Programs
Large print programs are available at all performances. 

 

 

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