From noon to 1:30 PM, the discussion at the Elebash Recital Hall will feature a host of stars currently lighting up the boards. Those scheduled to take part in the seminar include The Pillowman's Billy Crudup, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang's Raúl Esparza, Doubt's Cherry Jones, Dessa Rose's LaChanze, Steel Magnolia's Marsha Mason and Spamalot's David Hyde Pierce. The panel will be moderated by Howard Sherman, the executive director of the American Theatre Wing. Created by the late American Theatre Wing chairman Isabelle Stevenson, the series, now in its 31st year, presents major theatre personalities discussing their craft. The next seminar is scheduled for June 10; topic will be announced at a later date.
The Elebash Recital Hall is located within The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. Tickets, priced at $10, are available by calling (212) 817-8215. (American Theatre Wing members can reserve free of charge through the Wing.)
The "Working in the Theatre" Seminar series is broadcast five times a week on CUNY-TV (Time Warner channel 75 and RCN channel 106). Visit www.americantheatrewing.org for more information.