September begins with Obie-winning playwright and actor Wallace Shawn (The Fever, Aunt Dan and Lemon), who will discuss his new book "Essays" Sept. 1 at 7:30 PM. Following will be A Tale of Two Cities and upcoming In the Heights national tour cast member Natalie Toro performing highlights from her solo album Sept. 2 at 6 PM.
Oscar-winning actress Juliette Binoche ("The English Patient") will share her book of poetry and paintings, "Portraits - In Eyes," Sept. 11 at 6 PM. On Sept. 12 at 5:30 PM, playwrights included in the latest edition of "The Best American Short Plays" will discuss their work; scenes from their plays will also be read.
Tony nominee Hallie Foote will join director Michael Wilson and author Wilborn Hampton Sept. 14 at 7:30 PM to discuss late playwright Horton Foote and the new tome "Horton Foote: America's StoryTeller."
Sondra Lee, who starred in the original Broadway productions of Peter Pan and Hello, Dolly!, will discuss her life and memoir "I've Slept With Everybody" with author and veteran Broadway stage manager Tom Santopietro Sept. 15 at 7:30 PM.
Jacques Brel and Baker's Wife star Gay Marshall will perform the songs of Edith Piaf Sept. 16 at 6 PM, while playwright Paul Rudnick (Jeffrey) will share excerpts from his book, "I Shudder: And Other Reactions to Life, Death, and New Jersey," Sept. 16 at 7:30 PM. Sept. 21 will offer "The Return of Finian's Rainbow: A Salute to Lane & Harburg." Lynn Lane (widow of Burton Lane) and Ernie Harburg (son of E.Y. Harburg) will discuss the musical with theatre historian Robert Kimball. Musical guests Richard Holbrook and Nancy Stearns will participate in the 7:30 PM event.
On Sept. 27 Barnes and Noble will welcome the members of D-PAN (Deaf Performing Artists Network) for a panel with founder Sean Forbes. The 2 PM event will feature an American Sign Language presentation, music performance and DVD signing.
The Barnes and Noble at Lincoln Triangle is located at 1972 Broadway at 66th Street in Manhattan. For further information call (212) 595-6859 or visit BN.