The noon-1:30 PM seminar will be held in the Elebash Recital Hall at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, will moderate the discussion, which will feature playwrights Christopher Durang (Miss Witherspoon), Lisa Kron (Well), Marsha Norman (The Color Purple), John Patrick Shanley (Defiance) and Diana Son (Satellites). Other "Working in the Theatre" seminars are set for April 21, April 28, May 5 and June 15. Topics and participants will be announced at a later date.
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 "Working in the Theatre" series is broadcast five times a week on CUNY-TV (Time Warner channel 75 and RCN channel 24, 106 or 109).
The CUNY Graduate Center is located at 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. Tickets, priced at $10, are available by calling (212) 817-8215. (Wing members can reserve free of charge through the Wing.) Visit www.americantheatrewing.org for more information.