Tuesday, October 21, 2008

What Will American Playwrights Do During the Next Great Depression?

Good question! Those attending the event below, sponsored by the Outer Critics Circle, may very well find out.

Outer Critics Circle
Host a Special Evening
“Return of the Playwright”
Wednesday, November 5th at Sardi’s Restaurant

Outer Critics Circle will host a special evening celebrating the new theatre season with an emphasis on playwrights when they host “Return of the Playwright” on Wednesday, November 5th (5-7:30PM) at Sardi’s Restaurant in the Eugenia Room (234 West 44th Street). For the second year, the event is co-chaired by OCC Executive Committee member Rosalind Friedman and sponsored in part by The Samuel French Company, Inc. Joining Ms. Friedman as co-chair will be OCC member and Samuel French, Inc. Vice President, Abbie Van Nostrand.

The evening will include dinner and a panel discussion featuring the following playwrights: Tina Howe (Coastal Disturbances, Chasing Manet), Leslie Lee (The First Breeze of Summer, Colored People’s Time), Adam Rapp (Red Light Winter, Kindness), Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Enter Laughing) and Michael Weller (Beast, Fifty Words). Mario Fratti (Nine, The Cage, Suicide) and Ms. Friedman will moderate.

The evening will comprise of a light buffet dinner, open seating and cash bar. Tickets are $35 per person for OCC Members; $45 per person for non-members. For more information and to reserve you tickets, phone (203) 268-6055 or email RozandArt@worldnet.att.net

Outer Critics Circle is the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway. Celebrating its 58th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater, the Outer Critics Circle, is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad.

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