The Drama Desk -- the association of New York theatre critics, editors and reporters -- will sponsor two panels in January 1999. The first will examine the many great performances being given by actresses this season. Invited guests include Kathleen Chalfant of Wit , Uta Hagen of Collected Stories , Lea DeLaria and Mary Testa of On the Town and Zoe Wanamaker of Electra . Back Stage's David Sheward will moderate the panel will take place Jan. 14, 1-3 PM, at The Broadway Grill at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1601 Broadway at 48th Street. Admission is $15 for members, $20 for non members.
On Jan. 28, 1999, theatre artist Sam Norkin will interview legendary producer Alexander H. Cohen, who recently regaled audiences with stories of his career in his one-person show, Star Billing . The event will take place from 1-3 PM, again at The Broadway Grill. Admission is $15 for members, $20 for non-members.
For information and reservations, call (212) 536-1484.