Playwrights Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz are also among the guests for upcoming events at the New York City venue.
The events scheduled (subject to change) are as follows:
Broadway star of Glengarry Glen Ross chats with author and playwright Roger Rosenblatt.
Playwright of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, Miss Witherspoon and more join Rosenblatt for this series of intimate afternoon discussions.
Tony Award winner of The Light in the Piazza shares her expertise with advanced students in a vocal master class.
An ongoing series of verse dramas, plays and theatrical adaptations of literary text focuses on this British stage star's take on the poet's poems, letters and prose to create a dramatic presentation of Blake as an artist, poet and visionary.
Seven playwrights — including Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz — perform monologues based on interviews with and oral histories of seven women from Russia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala and Cambodia.
Tony Award winner Christine Baranski — who will star in Theatre for a New Audience's production of the Shakespeare work joins other cast members for a reading of scenes from the play. Director Darko Tresnjak will chat with the performers after the reading.
April 28, 2008 (8 PM) — The Poets' Theatre: Gilgamesh
Robert Scanlan directs the adaptation of the Sumerian epic by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa and dramaturge Chad Gracia. The 92nd Street Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.