2019 Public Conversations

Public Conversation: Theater as Ritual for Community

A Discussion with Playwright Cusi Cram and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director Daniella Topol about their current site-specific, interactive production, NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL

Monday November 4, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre

Public Conversation: The Actor and the Truth

A Discussion with Actor Austin Pendleton and Writer-Director Jonathan Lynn

Thursday October 24, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre

Public Conversation: Immigrant History is American History – THE WHOLE WORLD OVER

Foster Hirsch moderates a panel about the Clurman production that introduced Herbert Berghof to Uta Hagen with George Bartenieff (member of the original cast), Patricia Bosworth, Jack Garfein, Deborah Hedwall and Caraid O’Brien.

Monday May 6, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre

Public Conversation: Black History is American History

Paul Robeson and the American Theater.

With Russell G. Jones, Portia, and Allison Easter

Monday April 8, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre

Public Conversation: Women’s History is American History

Breaking Ground for Women in the Theater

Amanda Quaid will lead an exploration of Bernhardt, Duse, Le Gallienne, and Hagen with biographer Helen Sheehy and Margaret Webster biographer Milly Barranger

Monday March 25, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre

Public Conversation: Uta Hagen on Stage and Screen

Foster Hirsch moderates with a panel of Uta Hagen’s acting colleagues, including William Carden, David Hyde Pierce, Laila Robins and Kelly Wolf

Monday March 11, 2019 | 7 pm | HB Playwrights Theatre