Tarell Alvin McCraney visits DePaul
Playwright and Theatre School alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney returned to DePaul April 20-21, 2017, still beaming from his Oscar wins for his film "Moonlight." McCraney spent time with the DePaul community at several events. After a special performance of his play "Wig Out" at The Theatre School, McCraney presented an Award for Excellence in the Arts to the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. During his visit, McCraney also spoke on a panel for Theatre School students. Later, the Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change at DePaul hosted McCraney for a screening of his film "Moonlight," which won Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay this year at the Academy Awards.