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Alum Kevin Poole Comes Home

Alum Kevin Poole Comes Home

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
When senior Phil Watson needed a director for his one-man distinction play, An Iliad by Lisa Peterson & Denis O'Hare (see story here), Kevin Poole  (T’98) had just moved back to Durham from Colorado with his wife and twin girls after training at Naropa University and becoming...

Faculty News

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
John Clum has just finished a book on the plays, musicals, and screenplays of Arthur Laurents. He and Sean Metzger are co-editing a volume, Awkward Stages: Dramas About Gay Teens for Cambria Press. John is also writing an essay on Terrence McNally for a new Methuen volume of essays...

Machinal Opens April 3 at Duke

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The Duke University Dept. of Theater Studies will present Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal April 3-13, 2014 in Sheafer Theater in Duke’s Bryan Center. Jules Odendahl-James, visiting lecturer and resident dramaturg in theater studies, is directing the play. Machinal is the story of “a young...
Phil Watson's One-Man Show

Phil Watson's One-Man Show

Saturday, February 15, 2014
Brand new graduate Phil Watson spent his final year at Duke immersed in his senior distinction project. A theater studies and classics double major, he chose to perform An Iliad by Lisa Peterson & Denis O'Hare, a one-man retelling of Homer’s Iliad, in Phil’s words, “the first and greatest war...