Lear deBessonet, JS '02, brings her theatrical vision to a classic romance

July 25, 2017

As founder of The Public Theater’s groundbreaking Public Works program and as the organization’s resident director, Lear deBessonet (JS ‘02) continues to carve out an impressive niche for herself in New York City’s theatre scene. Her most recent project as the director of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park was recently featured in The New York Times. Read the article here.


Lear deBessonet

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