F. Murray Abraham to Discuss Shylock at 92nd Street Y's Makor

News   F. Murray Abraham to Discuss Shylock at 92nd Street Y's Makor Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham will take part in a discussion about the character of Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.
F. Murray Abraham
F. Murray Abraham

The Feb. 8 discussion — titled Shylock: Villain, Victim or Something Else? — is part of the "Theater Talk @ Makor" series. Makor, a program of the 92nd Street Y, is located at 35 West 67th Street, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. The one-night-only event will also feature Gareth Armstrong, writer and star of the new play Shylock; and "Shakespeare and the Jews" scholar James Shapiro. New York Times culture writer Anita Gates will be the evening's moderator. Show time is 7:30 PM.

F. Murray Abraham, most recently on Broadway in Triumph of Love, has also appeared on the Main Stem in A Month in the Country, Angels in America, Teibele and Her Demon, Legend, The Ritz, Bad Habits, 6 Rms Riv Vu and The Man in the Glass Booth. He won the Academy Award for his work in the film of "Amadeus."

Tickets, priced $12 (advance) and $15 (at the door), are available by calling (212) 601-1000 or by visting www.makor.org.

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