Marian Seldes Is Algonquin Wit in Dorothy Parker Gets the Last Word May 7

News   Marian Seldes Is Algonquin Wit in Dorothy Parker Gets the Last Word May 7 New York stage stalwart Marian Seldes will play author-poet-critic-wit Dorothy Parker in a May 7 presentation of the one-act play Dorothy Parker Gets the Last Word
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The event will occur as part of the first Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts produced by the Stella Adler Studio of Acting on May 7 at 2 PM and 4:15 PM. The latter performance will be followed by a panel discussion on Harold Clurman the critic with actor Ronald Rand, and critic Steven Scheuer and Ellen M. Violett. Tickets are $15. Festival Passes for the four-day festival of theater, music and poetry reading are $75. The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is located at 31 West 27th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue. For tickets call (212) 689-0087.

Author Ellen M.Violett adapted the play from Dorothy Parker's interview with the Paris Review and her last short story in The New Yorker "I Live on Your Visits." Elizabeth Parrish and Toby Earle are also featured in the cast directed by James Tripp.