The profession of theatrical press agent will be scrutinized at a Jan. 14 panel sponsored by the Drama Desk organization. The 5:30 event will take place at the WWF Underground Theatre cabaret at 1501 Broadway in Manhattan. Among the flacks set to attend are Susan Chicoine of Springer/Chicoine, Bill Coyle of Barlow/Hartman, Bill Evans of Bill Evans and Associates, Carole Fineman of the Public Theater, Richard Kornberg of Richard Kornberg and Associates and Sam Rudy of Shirley Herz and Associates.
DD member Jeanne Lieberman and retired press agent David Rothenberg will moderate.
Press agents and their staff are invited to attend the event free of charge. Admission for DD members is $5. For more information, call (212) 978 0213.
—By Robert Simonson