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2014 YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE


AFTERLAND

AND

CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON


OPEN REHEARSAL READINGS

JUNE 14 & 15

NEW HAVEN



The YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE (Mark Brokaw, Artistic Director) has selected two original book musicals to be developed in an intensive lab setting in New Haven, June 3-15. Afterland, with music and lyrics by Benjamin Velez and book and lyrics by Kathryn Hathaway, will be directed by Mark Brokaw; and Clouds are Pillows for the Moon, with music by Tidtaya Sinutoke and book and lyrics by Ty Defoe, will be directed by Leigh Silverman. The Institute culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as a part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, on June 14 and 15, 2014.


Photo credit, left: Corey Mach, Nicolette Robinson, Kecia Lewis, and Erin Davie in rehearsal for Jacob Yandura and Rebekah Greer Melocik's The Last Queen of Canaan, 2013. Right: Jacob Yandura, composer of The Last Queen of Canaan, 2013. Photos by Tim Mannle.