SHOWS & EVENTS

YALE SUMMER CABARET:

CANON BALLE

2017 SEASON

ANTONY + CLEOPATRA

By William Shakespeare

Adapted and Directed by Rory Pelsue.

June 2 - June 11.

Shakespeare’s most glamorous love story is transposed to an all-male drag extravaganza in an immersive nightclub experience.

THE TROJAN WOMEN

Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin

Directed by Shadi Ghaheri

June 23 - July 2.

This all-female adaptation of Euripides’ tragedy boldly exposes the often ignored exploitation of women as weapons of wars throughout history.

MIES JULIE

Adapted by Yaël Farber

Directed by Rory Pelsue

July 14 - July 23.

Strindberg’s controversial and ever-relevant battle of the sexes is given new political bite and sensual vigor in this harrowing contemporary adaptation.


LEAR

By Young Jean Lee

Directed by Shadi Ghaheri

August 4 - August 13

A hilarious, prismatic riff on Shakespeare’s King Lear, existentialism, and Sesame Street, from one of the American avant-garde’s most prominent playwrights, Young Jean Lee.