From greening Harlem to unlocking art’s mysteries at the Met to staging Tony-winning works on Broadway, Cornell students, researchers, and alumni play a vital role in the fabric of New York City.
A new interactive Cornell in NYC Story Map shows these and other examples of Cornellians who are improving lives, enhancing industries and transforming the cultural and social landscape throughout the city’s 300 square miles.
Noted in the Broadway section (with accompanying video): Cornellians have written, directed, and produced many Broadway shows. They include Tony-winning playwright and director Arthur Laurents '37 (West Side Story, Gypsy, La Cage aux Folles), Tony-winning director Sam Gold ‘00 (Tony Award winner Fun Home, The Glass Menagerie), Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel MA ’76, PhD ’16 (Indecent), and co-producer Dana Lerner ’14 (Indecent) among others.
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