Rick McKay Will Conduct Free Interview with Elizabeth Ashley at New York Public Library

News   Rick McKay Will Conduct Free Interview with Elizabeth Ashley at New York Public Library Producer/director Rick McKay, the award-winning filmmaker responsible for the "Broadway: The Golden Age" films, will interview Tony Award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Jan. 24.

Presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Edith Meiser Oral History Project, the 6 PM interview is a free event.

Past Oral History Projects have featured interviews with Kathleen Turner, Carole Shelley, Marge Champion, Frances Sternhagen, Mary Rodgers, Susan Hilferty, Jennifer von Mayrhauser, Elaine Stritch, Betty Comden, Estelle Parsons, Zoe Caldwell, Jane Alexander, Ruby Dee and Kitty Carlisle Hart. The ongoing Edith Meiser Oral History Project "chronicles and documents the contributions of significant theatre women in many fields," according to press notes.

Elizabeth Ashley received a Tony Award for her performance in Take Her, She's Mine. She was also Tony-nominated for her work in Barefoot in the Park and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and her other Broadway credits include Dividing the Estate, August: Osage County, Enchanted April, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Garden District, Agnes of God, Hide and Seek, Caesar and Cleopatra, Legend, The Skin of Our Teeth and Ring Around the Bathtub.

LPTW members may reserve seats by emailing history@theatrewomen.org or by calling at (888) 297-3117.  Seating for the general public is first-come, first-served.

The Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is located at 65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

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