Lincoln Center Announces Free Women on the Verge and Free Man of Color Talks

News   Lincoln Center Announces Free Women on the Verge and Free Man of Color Talks Lincoln Center Theater has announced upcoming talks with the creators of the world-premiere musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and John Guare's epic play A Free Man of Color.

The first of LCT's Platform Series events on Oct. 28 at 6 PM will focus on Women on the Verge. Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher (The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific), Tony nominated composer David Yazbek (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty) and Tony nominated book writer Jeffrey Lane (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) will discuss adapting Pedro Almodóvar's Academy Award-nominated 1988 film into a Broadway musical.

On Nov. 10 at 6 PM, LCT will welcome Tony winners Guare (The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation) and Free Man of Color director George C. Wolfe (Angels in America; Caroline, or Change), who will speak about the new play that captures the freewheeling life of a Don Juan-like character in 1801 New Orleans.

All Platform Series events take place in the lobby of the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Upcoming Platform events will feature the casts of Women on the Verge (Dec. 2 at 5:30 PM) and Free Man of Color (Dec. 9 at 6 PM).

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Women on the Verge will officially open Nov. 4 at the Belasco Theatre and Free Man of Color is set to debut at the Beaumont Oct. 21. Visit LCT.

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