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How a ‘crazy’ idea became a Boston-wide student theater festival

02/26/19 - BOSTON, MA. - Theatre student Tiffany Yu received a 2019 UGRCE Award to create a new Boston theater festival for diverse students across the region, seen here posing for a portrait on February 26, 2019. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

Tiffany Jieting Yu had a big idea.

She wanted to start a theater festival for young, emerging playwrights, actors, and directors that wasn’t exclusive to just one institution or college—something that she couldn’t find anyone else doing.

“Is this crazy?” she texted a friend.

“Yes. But DO IT,” came the reply.

That was in November. And now, Yu and a team of friends are just weeks from pulling off her “crazy” idea. The Reground Theatre Festival will take place on Friday, April 12 at Club Café in Boston.

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