Austin Pendleton, Graciela Daniele, Rosemary Harris to Recall BAM Theater Company

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06 Jul 2012

On July 16 Austin Pendleton, Graciela Daniele and Rosemary Harris will share their experiences working for the Brooklyn Academy of Music Theater Company in honor of the arts organization's 150th anniversary season.

New York Post chief theatre critic Elisabeth Vincentelli will host the 7 PM discussion at BAM Rose Cinemas that will center around BAM productions from the 1970's, featuring words from the artists who participated, as well as photos and footage of the performances. BAM is celebrating its 150th season this year.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music Theater Company was founded in 1976 by Harvey Lichtenstein to create a New York City-based repertory theatre company. It continued to 1980 and included such actors as Blythe Danner, Ellen Burstyn, Barnard Hughes, Tovah Feldshuh and Margaret Hamilton.

Among the productions to be discussed are Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Waiting for Godot, The Three Sisters, The New York Idea, The Devil's Disciple and The Play's the Thing.

Frank Dunlop, who served as director from 1976-1978, will join Pendleton (Orson's Shadow, Fiddler on the Roof), Daniele (Ragtime, Once On This Island) and Harris (The Royal Family, The Road to Mecca).

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