Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon’s (MFA’10) new play, Prayer For The French Republic, will receive its world premiere as part of Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2021-22 season. MTC intends to produce the play Off-Broadway at City Center Stage in Winter 2022. Set in 1944, the play introduces a Jewish couple awaiting news of their missing family.  More than 70 years later, the couple’s great grandchildren find themselves asking the same

How August Wilson’s words led an LA teen to Pittsburgh and CMU The excerpted article by Joshua Axelrod appears in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Full article is available here. August Wilson has opened quite a few doors for Gerardo Navarro. The 19-year-old Los Angeles native was a junior in high school when cameras began following him around as part of “Giving Voice,” a Netflix documentary about students in the 2018

CMU Students Light Up The Stage Remotely By Julie Mattera Let there be light. Carnegie Mellon University students now can light on-campus theatrical projects from the comfort of their homes. Implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the upgrades to the university’s Light Lab and John Wells Directing Studio provide students with the tools for a hands-on learning experience no matter where they’re based. “The ability of our School of Drama team

Andy Blankenbuehler Brings Award-Winning Choreography to CMU Students in Masterclass Series By Alexandra Kornides Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama continues its commitment to providing students with world-class experience with industry leading professionals. Andy Blankenbuehler, the award-winning choreographer behind such hits as Hamilton and Bandstand, is currently teaching a masterclass series for senior musical theater students enrolled in the school’s Broadway Styles course. For four weeks (October 30 – November

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