School of drama

School Notes: David Geffen School of Drama
January/February 2022

James Bundy ’95MFA |

Back on stage

David Geffen School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre has resumed in-person rehearsals and performances. The Geffen School season opened in November with a production of Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters, designed and performed by professionals in training, and directed by guest artist Adrienne D. Williams. Manning, a new play by Benjamin Benne ’22MFA, directed by Alex Keegan ’22MFA, was presented in December. In May, Keegan will also direct Affinity, which she and Rebecca Adelsheim ’22MFA have adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters. 

Yale Rep has begun rehearsals for Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton ’10MFA, directed by Mina Morita. The play will open the Rep’s 2022 season, running January 27–February 19. It will be followed in the spring by Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney ’07MFA (Faculty), directed by Christopher D. Betts ’22MFA; and Between Two Knees by the 1491s, directed by Eric Ting.

Performances are open to the general public. Proof of vaccination must be presented upon arrival and masking is required at all times inside the theater.

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