Why We Have Winter

Only a myth.

by Alexa Derman '19

Poster of Why We Have Winter

*** Why We Have Winter contains themes of sexual violence and self-harm. While we would love for everyone to see this show, our first priority is audience well-being. If you have any questions about specifics, please feel free to email laura.goetz@yale.edu to find out if coming seems like the best choice for you.A new play by Alexa Derman that follows Anna and Helen through the aftermath of sexual assault. About high school, teenage girls, and loving when it hurts on both sides.We are looking for a production staff composed entirely of women and non-binary individuals. No experience required! Email Michaela if you’d like to join.

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Performance Dates & Times

April 21, 2016 - 8:00pm

April 22, 2016 - 8:00pm

April 23, 2016 - 2:00pm

April 23, 2016 - 8:00pm


Nick Chapel Theater

Venue Accessibility: 
Lobby, upper level seating, and facilities are accessible via an elevator inside the entrance to the Trumbull Head of College's office.

Production Team

Costume Designer
Graphic Designer
Lighting Designer
Head Electrician
Props Designer
Set Designer
Sound Designer
Stage Manager
Stage Manager