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In the resuming months of Yale’s 1974/1975 season upon her graduation – Meryl Streep played Bertha in „The Father“ opposite Rip Torn and Helena in a production of William Shakespeare’s „A Midsummer Night’s Dream“, her final production at Yale. She spent the summer of 1975 with the National Playwrights Conference of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and performed in a string of newly produced plays. In New York, she got her first professional engagement in a Lincoln Center Theater production of Arthur Wing Pinero’s „Trelawny of the Wells“, starring Mary Beth Hurt. For her performance of Imogen Parrot, Meryl Streep received a Drama Desk Award nomination.