Shakespeare, Molière, Wilde, Childress and Adjmi World Premiere Highlight Yale Rep in 2007-08

News   Shakespeare, Molière, Wilde, Childress and Adjmi World Premiere Highlight Yale Rep in 2007-08 Shakespeare, Molière, Oscar Wilde, Alice Childress and a world premiere by David Adjmi are among the offerings in the Yale Repertory Theatre's 2007-08 season.

William Shakespeare's Richard II, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre resident director Evan Yionoulis, opens the season Sept. 21-Oct. 13.

Trouble in Mind, a revival of the play by Alice Childress and directed by Irene Lewis, runs Oct. 26-Nov. 17. The play, which was performed Off-Broadway in 1955, is based on Childress' own experience and "tells the story of an African American actress who struggles to maintain her dignity as an artist while rehearsing a new, Broadway-bound play."

Molière's Tartuffe runs Nov. 26-Dec. 22, directed by Daniel Fish.

The world premiere of The Evildoers, by the New York-based playwright David Adjmi, runs Jan. 18-Feb. 9, 2008, directed by Rebecca Bayla Taichman. According to press notes, the play "tells of two couples, whose ties of friendship and marriage fray and bind them ever closer in fiendish ways."

Yale Rep's artistic director James Bundy will direct Oscar Wilde's comedy A Woman of No Importance, running March 21-April 12, 2008. A sixth play will be announced and will run April 25-May 16. 2008. Yale Repertory Theatre is located at 1120 Chapel Street at York Street in New Haven, CT. For more information, visit www.yalerep.org or call (203) 432-1234.