CANCELED - A Conversation with Bartlett Sher on Directing South Pacific & Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown on Broadway
As Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, Bartlett Sher has directed Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony nomination), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Awake and Sing! (Tony nomination), The Light in the Piazza (Tony nomination). He served as the Artistic Director of Seattle’s Intiman Theatre (2000-2010), and his credits there include the world premieres of Prayer for My Enemy and Singing Forest by Craig Lucas (both also Long Wharf Theatre) and Nickel and Dimed; plays by Chekhov, Wilder, Shakespeare, Goldoni and Tony Kushner. His opera credits include: The Barber of Seville and The Tales of Hoffman (Metropolitan Opera), Roméo et Juliette (Salzburg Festival), Mourning Becomes Electra (Seattle Opera and New York City Opera). Other New York credits include: Prayer for My Enemy (Playwrights); Cymbeline (2001 Callaway Award for Best Director; first American Shakespeare at the Royal Shakespeare Company), Waste (2000 Best Play Obie), Don Juan (all TFANA). Sher is a member of the TCG board. His next project will be Le Comte Ory for the Metropolitan Opera.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
3:00 - 4:20 PM
Room 010, East Pyne
Free and open to the public.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis