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  • The Whale

    Student turns in a whale of a performance

    Josephine Elwood ’15 stars in The Whale at the award-winning SpeakEasy Stage Company of Boston through April 5.

  • Ayad Akhtar

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is in residence

    Emerson College will welcome actor, author, screenwriter, and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar on campus as senior artist-in-residence for the month of March.

  • Sheehan

    Emerson Channel launches in LA

    Given that the Emerson Channel has launched television careers for years, it only makes sense that the campus TV station has a presence in Hollywood at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Emerson well represented at writing conference

    A long list of faculty and alumni from the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department led discussions and events February 26-March 1 at the annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair in Seattle.

  • Granik

    Filmmaker Granik talks to students

    Debra Granik, an Academy Award-nominated director from Cambridge, stopped by the Bright Family Screening Room on February 26 for a discussion and screening of Stray Dog.

  • Pickman

    Pickman's Oscar picks

    Check out Carolyn Pickman's Oscar picks. The Performing Arts faculty member is also president of CP Casting Inc., in Boston, which has cast actors in The Social Network, Shutter Island, and a long list of big films.

  • ELA evening thumbnail

    Emerson LA grand opening set

    A week-long series of events—starting with a ticketed gala with several high-profile guests on Saturday, March 8—will celebrate the grand opening of Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Quest Queen Thomas

    Transgender child focus of Emerson play

    A groundbreaking new play for elementary school-aged audiences about a child fighting to conform to a specific gender is debuting at Emerson's Cabaret on Thursday, February 26.

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