Playwrights Paul Rudnick and Tom Stoppard will appear at the New York Public Library's main branch in March to discuss their craft.
Rudnick will talk about writing comedy Mar. 24 at 6 PM, as part of the NYPL's series, "The Art and Craft of Humor Writing." Rudnick's play The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told is transferring to the Minetta Lane Theatre on Jan. 29 for an extended run. His most recent film work was the screenplay for the Kevin Kline movie, "In & Out." Other plays include Jeffrey and I Hate Hamlet.
On Mar. 29 at 6 PM, Stoppard will appear as part of the series, "Technique and Interpretation in the Performing Arts." Stoppard will discuss the way theatrical techniques sway audience interpretation of a work of art. Stoppard was last represented in New York by the play Arcadia. His other plays include Hapgood, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and India Ink.
For information on NYPL events, call (212) 930-0571.
-- By Robert Simonson