The 6 PM interview, which will be held in the Library's Bruno Walter Auditorium, is part of the League of Professional Theatre Women's "Oral History Program." The program has previously profiled Jean Dalrymple, Zelda Fichandler, Uta Hagen, Rosetta LeNoire, Jane Alexander, Zoe Caldwell, Judith Malina, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Ruby Dee, Liz McCann and Floria Lasky.
Elaine Stritch received a Tony Award for her one-woman show, Elaine Stritch At Liberty, which was "constructed by" John Lahr. Her many other theatre credits include Pal Joey, Sail Away, Company, Bus Stop, Show Boat and a Tony-nominated turn in Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. Elaine Stritch At Liberty is available from DRG Records and on DVD from Image Entertainment. Stritch recently won an Emmy Award for the HBO airing of her one-woman evening.
The Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue at 64th Street. The event is free and open to the public; call (212) 501-6667 for more information.
Now in its 22nd year, the League of Professional Theatre Women "is a not for-profit advocacy organization promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre."