Sternhagen to Read Riders to the Sea at New York Public Library March 23

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Tony-winning actress Frances Sternhagen and Irish Repertory Theatre artistic director Charlotte Moore will celebrate the work of late Irish playwright J.M. Synge at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

The free series of programs, entitled "On an Anniversary: J.M. Synge, 1871­ ­– 1909" will be presented at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts March 23-April 30.

On March 23 at 6 PM, Charlotte Moore will direct Sternhagen in a staged reading of Synge's one-act Riders to the Sea. A reading of In the Shadow of the Glen will follow.

A performance of selections from the Ralph Vaughan Williams opera of Riders to the Sea will be presented April 4 at 3 PM; while a panel including Mary Burke, Howard Keeley, Lucy McDiarmid and Abby Bender will discuss the play itself on April 13 at 6 PM.

On April 25 at 3 PM, choreographer Mary Anthony will discuss her work Threnody, which is based on Synge's Riders; the 1934 documentary "Man of Aran" and the documentary of the making of the film "Making of the Myth" will be screened on April 30 at 4 PM.

For further information phone (212) 870-1630 or visit NYPL.

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