Broadway actor and Playbill on the High Seas cruise alum Christine Pedi hosts The Hollywood Blacklist & New York October 30 at 7 PM at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the blacklist in which hundreds of actors, directors, and other film artists were denied employment in Hollywood.
Pedi, whose late cousin Tom Pedi was a victim of the blacklist, moderates a panel featuring those who experienced the blacklist firsthand and those whose parents were blacklisted. Panelists include Lee Grant, Julie Garfield, Joe Gilford, Josh Mostel, and Emanuel Azenberg,
Television and film clips will be shown prior to the conversation.
The evening is sold out, but limited standing-room tickets will be sold Monday evening. For more information call the box office at (212) 864-5400 or click here. Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.