Theatre for a New Audience Announces 2015 Open Books Series
Brooklyn BookBeat: Evenings with the Authors of Theatre's Most Acclaimed New Books
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2015 Open Books series, featuring John Lahr, Andrea Most, and Alisa Solomon: three free evenings of conversation with the authors of some of American theatre’s most acclaimed new books at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place.)
Alisa Solomon, author of “Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof,” will speak Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m.; John Lahr, long-time drama critic for The New Yorker, will discuss his biography “Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh” Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m.; and Andrea Most, author of “Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America,” will take the podium Monday, May 4, at 7 p.m.
Books will be available for purchase (and to be signed), and each evening will include a conversation with moderator Jonathan Kalb (two-time winner of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism), an audience Q&A and a meet-and-greet with the author.
Complimentary food and drink will be served. Reservations are encouraged, and can be made at www.tfana.org/openbooks.