From noon to1:30 PM, the discussion at the Elebash Recital Hall will feature Scoundrels creators Jeffrey Lane (book) and David Yazbek (score) as well as the show's director (Jack O'Brien) and choreographer (Jerry Mitchell) and two of its stars (Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott). Ted Chapin will moderate the afternoon seminar.
Created by the late American Theatre Wing chairman Isabelle Stevenson, the series, now in its 31st year, presents major theatre personalities discussing their craft. Future seminars are scheduled for May 12 and June 10; topics will be announced at a later date.
The Elebash Recital Hall is located within The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. Tickets, priced at $10, are available by calling (212) 817-8215. (American Theatre Wing members can reserve free of charge through the Wing.)
The "Working in the Theatre" Seminar series is broadcast five times a week on CUNY-TV (Time Warner channel 75 and RCN channel 106). Visit www.americantheatrewing.org for more information.
* As previously announced, the April 8 "Working in the Theatre" seminar will be devoted to the works of Tennessee Williams; the panel will include Jessica Lange, Natasha Richardson, Christian Slater and Richard Thomas. Jeffery Eric Jenkins, editor of “The Best Plays Theater Yearbook,” will be the moderator of the seminar; the panel is expected to discuss the various aspects of staging and performing the works of Williams. Lange and Slater currently co-star in Williams' The Glass Menagerie; Richardson can be seen in the revival of Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.