Tuesday, November 08, 2005



As part of the continuing celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Public Theater
is holding a panel discussion, "Reliving Incendiary Moments in Public Theater History," on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 from 7:00- 8:30 PM with a reception to follow. It is FREE. But reservations are required: 212-260-2400.

The panelists are

The Public Theater has been one of New York's most important cultural institutions almost from the moment of its founding. The
current season of plays is very interesting. The special events presented as part of its 50th anniversary celebration have been quite spectacular.

One event that I attended was a staged reading of Christopher Durang's The Marriage of Bette and Boo. It was remarkable -- interesting, funny, and sad -- with a wonderful cast that included Christopher Durang himself, Joan Allen in a great performance as Bette, and eKatherine Kerr (who was terrific recently in a staged reading of a different Durang play, Laughing Wild), doing another brilliant performance.

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