Backstage: “Yale Rep Looks to the Future and Honors Its Past”


In September, I started a column for Backstage profiling the biggest non-profit theaters around the country. The column will run until February 2017. Here is my personal favorite, if only because of the last line in the article.

If any regional theater needs no introduction, it’s Yale Repertory Theatre. The institution has produced more than 100 world premieres (including two eventual Pulitzer winners), had 17 productions transfer to Broadway, and was the winner of the 1991 Regional Theater Tony Award. So for the theater’s 50th anniversary season, artistic director James Bundy was determined to pay tribute to its illustrious history. “We wanted to both honor the theater’s past while moving it forward,” he says.

Read more at Backstage.


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