Famed playwright Robert Anderson will discuss his career at New York Public Library of the Performing Arts, Feb. 1, as part of the library's 1998-99 season of free public programs. The event will take place in the Great Hall of Greenwich Village's Cooper Union (7 E. 7th St.), and admission is free.
Anderson has written many plays, his most famous being Tea and Sympathy and I Never Sang for My Father . Others works include Comes Marching Home , You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running and Silent Night, Lonely Night. For the movies, he penned the screenplays for "The Sand Pebbles" and "The Nun's Story."
Refreshments will be served by -- who else? -- the West Village restaurant Tea and Sympathy.
Future dates in the series will feature an examination of the Bowery Theatre District by Mary C. Henderson (Feb. 13).
For information on the series, call (212) 870-1630. -- By Robert Simonson