Yale School of Drama will present the seventh annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, May 4 to 12 at the Iseman Theater (1156 Chapel Street, New Haven). The Festival is comprised of three fully-produced plays by graduating playwrights performed in repertory with twelve performances over nine days.
Jake Jeppson's Fox Play will be directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. The cast includes Mamoudou Athie, Jabari Brisport, Winston Duke, Michelle McGregor, Elia Monte-Brown, Mariko Nakasone, Paul Pryce, Sophie von Haselberg, and Carly Zien. The creative team includes set design by Kristen Robinson, costume design by Jennifer Salim, lighting design by Solomon Weisbard, sound design by Matt Otto, projections designer Michael F Bergmann, dramaturgy by Whitney Dibo, and stage management by Geoff Boronda.
Martyna Majok's Petty Harbour will be directed by Tea Alagi. The cast includes Josiah Bania, Chris Bannow, Prema Cruz, Ceci Fernandez, Merlin Huff, Gabriel Levey, and Dan O'Brien. The creative team includes set design by Portia Elmer, costume design by Maria Hooper, lighting design by Masha Tsimring, sound design by Keri A. Klick, projections designer Michael F Bergmann, dramaturgy by Jessica Rizzo, and stage management by Kirstin Hodges.
Caroline V. McGraw's The Bachelors will be directed by Alexandru Mihail. The cast includes Jack Moran, Mickey Theis, and Mitchell Winter. The creative team includes set design by Edward T. Morris, costume design by Martin T. Schnellinger, lighting design by Solomon Weisbard, sound design by Junghoon Pi, dramaturgy by Sarah Krasnow, and stage management by Maria Cantin.
The Festival is named for Carlotta Monterey, the widow of Eugene O'Neill, who chose Yale University Press as the publisher of her late husband's masterpiece Long Day's Journey into Night. The proceeds from this publication support playwriting at Yale University.
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