Drama Book Shop Will Mark Its 100th Birthday With All-Day Celebration

Book News   Drama Book Shop Will Mark Its 100th Birthday With All-Day Celebration
Robert Schenkkan, Kathleen Chalfant, André De Shields, Colman Domingo, Stephen Karam, Sarah Ruhl, and more will take part in the day-long event.
Colman Domingo
Colman Domingo

The Drama Book Shop, currently located at 250 West 40th Street, will commemorate its 100th birthday with an all-day celebration October 2.

The schedule of free events includes seminars with actors, directors, and playwrights plus a one-on-one interview by newsman Bill Moyers with playwright Robert Schenkkan.

Those currently scheduled to participate include actors Kathleen Chalfant, Cass Morgan, André De Shields, and Patti Mariano; directors Trip Cullman and Liesl Tommy; and playwrights Charles Busch, Colman Domingo, Stephen Karam, Max Posner, and Sarah Ruhl.

The lineup of events follows:

In the Seelen Theatre/Downstairs

1-2 PM
Reading by Craig Pospisil and the NOW Collective

2-3 PM
Actors Panel
Kathleen Chalfant
Cass Morgan
André De Shields
Patti Mariano

3-4 PM
Directors Panel
Trip Cullman
Liesl Tommy

5-6 PM
Playwrights Panel
Moderated by Steven McCasland
Charles Busch
Colman Domingo
Stephen Karam
Sarah Ruhl
Max Posner

6-7 PM Mayor's Proclamation

7-8 PM
Bill Moyers will interview Robert Schenkkan

8-8:30 PM
Story Pirates After Dark (performance)

8:30-9 PM
Found musical performance by Eli Bolin

Main Floor

6 PM
Ellen Novack — Taming the Cyclops: How to Do Your Best Work in an On-Camera Audition

For additional information about the Drama Book Shop and the 100th Anniversary celebration, go to dramabookshop.com.


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