Academy Award Winner Abraham to Be Part of How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare Evening

News   Academy Award Winner Abraham to Be Part of How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare Evening F. Murray Abraham will join Joe Plummer to read scenes from Shakespeare during the upcoming How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare evening at Hunter College's The Kaye Playhouse.
F. Murray Abraham
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Presented by the Shakespeare Society, the June 6 event will offer a candid discussion about the famed playwright. The panel will include Professor Stephen Greenblatt and theatre critic Robert Brustein; Michael Sexton will direct the 6:30-8 PM evening. Greenblatt will offer references from his best-selling tome "Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare," while Brustein will present anecdotes about his years as a critic and a director.

F. Murray Abraham's Broadway credits include Triumph of Love, A Month in the Country, Angels in America, Teibele and Her Demon, Legend, The Ritz, Bad Habits, 6 Rms Riv Vu and The Man in the Glass Booth. He won the Academy Award for his work in the film of "Amadeus."

Tickets, priced $25-$40, are available by calling (212) 772-4448. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College is located at 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.

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