Professionals Weekend 2013

Professionals Weekend 2013

Industry professionals are invited to the 8th Annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays Professionals Weekend. Make your plans now to see three fully-produced plays by graduating playwrights MJ Kaufman, Amelia Roper, and Justin Taylor. The Professionals Weekend Package includes tickets to all three Carlotta Festival shows, Friday afternoon happy hour, and Saturday morning breakfast and panel discussion. Join us in New Haven to mix and mingle with industry colleagues and meet these talented playwrights.

PACKAGE PRICE: $75


SPECIAL OFFER!
For an additional $38, add a ticket to Yale Repertory Theatre’s world premiere adaptation of In a Year with 13 Moons, film and screenplay by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, adapted for the stage by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, and directed by Robert Woodruff. The offer is only valid for the Saturday, May 11, performance at 8PM and can only be purchased in combination with the Professionals Weekend package.

To purchase the Professionals Weekend package, print the reservation form and fax to 203.432.8337 or email kay.perdue@yale.edu. Please make reservations by Friday, May 3.

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Schedule:


Click here for the full
Carlotta Festival calendar.

FRIDAY May 10

12PM-2PM

 

Registration
Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel Street

2PM

 

HOUSE BEAST by Justin Taylor
Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel Street

4PM-6PM

 

Happy Hour
The Study Hotel Penthouse, 1157 Chapel Street

Mix and mingle with industry professionals attending the Carlotta Festival, and meet the talent behind the Carlotta Festival plays.

8PM

 

LOTTIE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON by Amelia Roper
Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel Street

 

 

 

SATURDAY May 11

9:30AM

 

Breakfast
University Theatre Lounge, 3rd Floor, 222 York Street

For your convenience, continental breakfast will be served
prior to the panel discussion.

10:30AM

 

Panel Discussion

Featuring Carlotta playwrights MJ Kaufman, Amelia Roper, and Justin Taylor, with Sarah Ruhl (Dear Elizabeth, In the next room) and Polly Stenham (That Face, No Quarter), moderated by Yale School of Drama Chair of Playwriting Jeanie O’Hare.

University Theatre, 222 York Street

2PM

 

SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA by MJ Kaufman
Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel Street

 

8PM

 

SPECIAL OFFER!
Yale Repertory Theatre's world premiere adaptation of
IN A YEAR WITH 13 MOONS
Film and screenplay by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Adapted for the stage by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff
Directed by Robert Woodruff

This offer can only be purchased with the Professionals Weekend package for an additional $38 per ticket.

 

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ACCOMMODATIONS

DIRECTIONS AND TRAVEL

QUESTIONS

Accommodations

We advise staying in downtown New Haven, where you will be within walking distance of all events. Please note that the month of May is an extremely busy month for New Haven's hotels. We highly recommend making your reservations as far in advance as possible. If you are having trouble finding a hotel room, or have questions about staying in New Haven, please contact Kay Perdue Meadows for assistance.

RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN (Rates subject to change.)

The Study at Yale Hotel
1157 Chapel Street
203.599.4111
Rooms start at $250.

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
203.772.6664
Rooms start at $199.

New Haven Hotel
229 George Street
203.498.3100
Rooms start at $149.

Courtyard Marriott at Yale
30 Whalley Avenue
203.777.6221
Rooms start at $139.

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Directions and Travel


DRIVING

The address of the Iseman Theater is 1156 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT, 06510.

From I-95 or South: Follow I-95 to Exit 47 (Route 34 Connector, Downtown New Haven). Take Route 34 to Exit 3 onto Frontage Road. Cross immediately into the right-hand lane of Frontage, then turn right at the first traffic light onto York Street. Chapel Street is the third left. The theatre is half a block down on the left side of the street.

From I-91: Follow I-91 to Exit 1 (Route 34 Connector) and follow the directions above.

From the Merritt Parkway (RT15): Take the Merritt to Exit 54 (I-95 North) and follow the directions above. Note that when returning on I-95 South, take exit 38 for the Merritt.

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PARKING
There are a variety of parking garages in downtown New Haven. Click here for a detailed parking map. For those staying overnight, parking can often be arranged with your hotel for an additional fee.

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TRAIN
Metro-North is MTA’s commuter railroad and offers dozens of trains between Grand Central Station and New Haven’s Union Station every day. Please visit http://www.mta.info/mnr/ for schedules and fares.

Amtrak offers service along the I-95 corridor from Washington, DC, to Boston. Regional and Acela trains stop several times a day at New Haven’s Union Station. Please visit www.amtrak.com for schedules and fares.

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TAXI
For those arriving by train at New Haven’s Union Station, there is a taxi stand outside the station. Taxis cost approximately $10 one way, and it’s a 10-minute ride to downtown hotels and the Iseman Theater. The station is about a 20-minute walk to the Iseman Theater for those who arrive during the day.

Metro Taxi 203.777.7777
Ecuamex Taxi 203.624.3333
Heritage Taxi 203.466.6666

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PLANE
New Haven is serviced by the Hartford/Springfield International Airport (BDL), approximately 50 miles north of New Haven, and New Haven's regional Tweed Airport (HVN), approximately 5 miles from downtown New Haven. (Please note: Tweed Airport may be affected by the recent sequestration. Please contact US Airways before booking travel through HVN.)

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QUESTIONS

Kay Perdue Meadows at kay.perdue@yale.edu or 203.432.6647.

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