Harlem Fave André De Shields And Others At Drama Book Shop 100th B’day Celebration

September 30, 2017

The Drama Book Shop, the premiere performing arts book shop in the country, currently located at 250 West 40th Street in NYC’s theatre district, will commemorate its 100th birthday with an all day celebration on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 open to the public. 

The schedule of free events include seminars with actors, directors and playwrights plus a one-on-one interview by legendary newsman Bill Moyers with playwright Robert Schenkkan.  The participants will include: actors Kathleen Chalfant, Cass Morgan, André De ShieldsPatti Mariano; directors Trip Cullman, Liesl Tommy, Mark Brokaw; and  playwrights Charles Busch, Colman Domingo, Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Henry Hwang, Max Posner and Sarah Ruhl.

Check out the schedule:

2:00 – 3:00 Actors Panel

  • Kathleen Chalfant
  • Cass Morgan
  • André De Shields
  • Patti Mariano

3:00 – 4:00 Directors Panel – Moderated by David Finkle

  • Trip Cullman
  • Liesl Tommy
  • Mark Brokaw

5:00 – 6:00 Playwrights Panel – Moderated by Steven McCasland

  • Charles Busch
  • Colman Domingo
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis
  • Sarah Ruhl
  • Max Posner
  • David Henry Hwang

6:30-7:00  Mayor’s proclamation


7:00-8:00 Bill Moyers will interview Robert Schenkkan

(also streaming live on facebook @dramabookshop)

DRAMA BOOK SHOP, 250 West 40th Street, 250 West 40th Street, #1, New York, NY 10018, 212.944.0595, www.dramabookshop.com/

Photo credit:  André De Shields by Lia Change


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