Welcome to Heads Up, a blogging experiment that aims to:
- connect the people, parts, and principles of Durham Academy;
- share ideas about learning and human development;
- spotlight a few of the many wondrous things I get to see every day at Durham Academy.
Thanks for reading the posts below — and sending news, links and ideas worth sharing.
Michael Ulku-Steiner, Head of School
When We Were Young and Unafraid
I would love to imagine that I taught Sarah Treem to write in my 10th Grade English class at DA.
The truth: Sarah was so wise and graceful with her prose, even then, that I had little to offer her as a writer.
Now, nearly 20 years later, I couldn't be more proud of her work.
Sarah '98 (who has written for HBO's In Treatment, Netflix's House of Cards, and Showtime's The Affair) was featured last week in a New York Times article about a pair of playwrights. Her play When We Were Young and Unafraid opens tomorrow at City Center in a Manhattan Theater Club production.
Click here to see my earlier post on Sarah. Or here to see the full New York Times preview of her latest play.
Update on Wednesday morning: click here to see the enthusiastic NYT review of opening night.
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