$50 "Member Price" for all Coalition members
includes lunch at Sardi's!
DISTINGUISHED ACTOR JOHN GLOVER (LINCOLN CENTER’S MACBETH)
FILLS OUT DRAMA
PANEL DISCUSSION AT SARDI’S ON FRIDAY, APRIL 4
Panel also includes directors Daniel
Sullivan (The Comedy of Errors) and
Julie Taymor (A Midsummer Night’s Dream),
and actors Michael Pennington
(King Lear) and Scott Shepherd (Cry, Trojans!, based on Troilus & Cressida).
American actor John Glover (Witch/A
Porter/Murderer 3 in Lincoln Center’s Macbeth) will join Drama Desk’s “Why
Shakespeare? Why Now?” at Sardi’s on Friday, April 4 (11:45 AM–2:30 PM). Glover will join actors Michael Pennington and Scott Shepherd and directors Daniel Sullivan and Julie Taymor—in the lively discussion
exploring the reasons why New York’s current theater season has such a
distinctive Shakespearean flavor. Carol Rocamora,
an educator, critic, playwright, translator, and Drama Desk member, will be the
With his multiple honors,
from Tony, Drama Desk and Obie awards to several Emmy nods, John Glover stands out as one of our
most distinctive actors. While best known for his long-running television
series Smallville, Glover’s appearances
in a host of stage productions from Love!
Valour! Compassion! to Waiting for
Godot to this season’s Macbeth at
Lincoln Center Theater, remain among his most memorable.
theater season has struck a welcome chord with both critics and audiences
thanks to the critically acclaimed Shakespeare’s Globe productions of Twelfth Night, or What You Will and Richard III (in repertory at the Belasco
Theater), Lincoln Center Theater’s Macbeth,
the Bard’s The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare
in the Park), King Lear and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (both by Theatre
for a New Audience in Brooklyn), and the Wooster Group’s Cry, Trojans! (Troilus &
Cressida). The other members of the panel have all distinguished themselves
this season in these new productions of Shakespeare’s works: British actor/director Michael Pennington (King Lear) and Julie Taymor (A Midsummer
Night’s Dream) both for Theatre for a New Audience; Scott Shepherd (Cry, Trojans!,
The Wooster Group’s Troilus & Cressida);
and director Daniel Sullivan (The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare in the
The Drama Desk’s
Spring Luncheon/Panel Discussion focusing on Shakespeare will take place at Sardi’s Eugenia Room, 234 West 44th
St., on Friday, April 4. It will
begin with the luncheon at 11:45 AM, followed by the panel discussion from
1:15–2:30 PM. Tickets—$50 for Drama Desk members and all members of all Women in the Arts & Media Coalition member organization members and $60 for non-members—may be
purchased in advance, online at DramaDesk.org,
or directly at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/932325.
To order by phone, call 212-352-3101.