Musical Theater in the News

Get to Know 'Come From Away’s' De’Lon Grant

Thursday, January 25, 2018 Playbill

Alumnus De'Lon Grant (M.F.A. '09, musical theater) made his Broadway debut in a starring role in Come From Away, also starring fellow alumnus Chad Kimball (B.F.A. '99, musical theater).

 

3 Promising Musical Theater Writers Receive $100,000 Prizes

Monday, January 8, 2018 The New York Times

Amanda Yesnowitz (M.M. '96, musical theater) won the Kleban Prize in Musical Theater—one of the most prestigious and generous awards in the field. Yesnowitz’s lyrics for the 2013 musical Somewhere in Time earned her the $100,000 prize in the lyrics category.

'In the Heights' soars at Wheelock

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe gives a glowing review of Wheelock Family Theatre's production of In the Heights, which was "superbly directed and choreographed" by alumna and faculty member Rachel Bertone (B.F.A. '07, contemporary dance), and featured seven current Conservatory students and four alumni, with musical direction by Conservatory accompanist Dan Rodriguez.

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