League of Professional Theatre Women Will Remember 8 League Members at January 27 Memorial

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Betty Corwin, founder of Theater on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, is one of the eight league members who passed away in 2019.
Betty Corwin
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The League of Professional Theatre Women will celebrate the lives of eight League members who passed away in 2019 at a January 27 memorial at The Actors' Temple.

The evening, which begins at 6:30 PM, will honor and remember Betty Corwin, founder of Theater on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; director Kathi E. B. Ellis; Arlene Epstein, theatre critic for Long Island's South Shore Record and the Nassau Herald; the League's long-time treasurer, Anne Stewart FitzRoy; scenic, costume, and projection designer Meganne George; producer and general manager Dorothy Olim Krone, the first woman to be elected president of the League of Advertising Agencies and recipient of the League's 1996 Lee Reynolds Award; actor Lynne Rogers, well-known to TV viewers during her many years on CBS' Guiding Light and as an ailing heroine on NBC's The Doctors; and actor and singer Lauren Scott.

READ: Betty Corwin, Creator of the Theater on Film and Tape Archive, Dies at 98

Leading the memorial will be LPTW Co-President Shellen Lubin, memorial coordinator and League member Alexis Greene, and Rabbi Jill Hausman of the Actors' Temple. Mezzo-soprano Marie Ann Chenevey will also be part of the memorial.

Admission is free, but reservations are requested at programs@theatrewomen.org.

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