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Content Guidance

Running time
55 minutes, no intermission

This production contains graphic descriptions of human and environmental apocalypse.

Yale Repertory Theatre recognizes that audiences may have a variety of needs when engaging in themes our work examines. If you wish to know more about the content of this play, please contact our box office at 203.432.1234 or We are happy to provide additional information for your visit to Yale Rep.

This production contains moments of bright light, loud sounds, and graphic descriptions of human and environmental apocalypse.

Meet the Artists

Creative Team

Caryl Churchill


Liz Diamond


Lia Tubiana

Scenic Designer

Yu-Jung Shen 沈毓融

Costume Designer

Matthew Armentrout

Hair Designer

Stephen Strawbridge

Lighting Designer

Sinan Refik Zafar

Sound Designer

Shawn Lovell-Boyle

Projection Designer

Liam Bellman-Sharpe

Music Director

Catherine Sheehy

Production Dramaturg

Karoline Vielemeyer

Production Dramaturg

Keira Jacobs

Technical Director

Julie Foh

Vocal and Dialect Coach

Calleri Jensen Davis

Casting Director

Charlie Lovejoy

Stage Manager


LaTonya Borsay

Mrs. Jarrett

Mary Lou Rosato


Sandra Shipley


Rita Wolf



Chloe Howard

Understudy for Sally

Anna Roman

Understudy for Vi

Lauren F. Walker

Understudy for Mrs. Jarrett

Amelia Windom

Understudy for Lena

Community Events


Monday, March 4, 2024, 6PM–7:30PM

Mitchell Branch Library, 37 Harrison Street, New Haven

Join Yale Repertory Theatre and creative team members from our production of Escaped Alone, Catherine Sheehy (Production Dramaturg; Yale Rep Resident Dramaturg), Karoline Vielemeyer (Production Dramaturg), and Georgia Petersen (Assistant Dramaturg), for tea and conversation about the play and its author Caryl Churchill.

Saturday, March 9, 2024, 3PM–4:30PM

Wilson Branch Library, 303 Washington Ave, New Haven

Join us for a nature poetry writing workshop led by teaching artist Emily Sorensen and using seedlings and seeds from the Wilson Branch Seed Library. This workshop is inspired by the ecological themes of Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill and the work of the Seed Library.

envisioning FUTURES, ESCAPING together: an OCTAVIA writing workshop

Saturday, March 30, 2024, 5:30-7:30PM

Possible Futures Bookstore
318 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven

Imagine new worlds in community: join fellow New Haven writers, readers, and artists for light dinner and an (afro)futurist writing workshop.