Cattaneo & Marranca: New York Theatre in the Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

4:30pm ET

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Cattaneo & Marranca: New York Theatre in the Past, Present and Future

Join us for a conversation with authors Anne Cattaneo (The Art of Dramaturgy​, Yale University Press, 2021) and Bonnie Marranca (Timelines: writings and conversations, PAJ Publications, 2021), hosted by Frank Hentschker. ​Drawing on both New York and international perspectives, these new books explore the complexities of making theatre and thinking about theatre.

Featured Speakers

Frank Hentschker

Moderator

Frank Hentschker

Frank Hentschker (he/him) executive director of The Segal Center, came to the Graduate Center in 2001 as program director for the Graduate Center’s Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and was appointed to the central doctoral faculty in theatre in 2009. He is the founder of the World Theatre Performance series, the annual fall PRELUDE Festival, and the PEN World Voices Playwrights Series. Apart from programming Segal Theatre Center events Frank teaches Theatre History at Columbia University and is currently working on a book about Robert Wilson’s play texts.​

Bonnie Marranca

Panelist

Bonnie Marranca

Bonnie Marranca is the founding publisher and editor of the Obie-Award winning PAJ Publications and PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (1976- ). A recipient of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Excellence in Editing Award for Sustained Achievement, she is the author of Performance Histories, Ecologies of Theatre, and TheatreWritings, which received the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. She is Professor Emerita of Theatre at The New School/Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

Anne Cattaneo

Panelist

Anne Cattaneo

Anne Cattaneo is the dramaturg of Lincoln Center Theater, Co-Executive Editor of the Lincoln Center Theater Review and the creator and head of the Tony Award Honor-nominated Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. A three-term past president of Literary Mangers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she was the recipient of LMDA's first Lessing Award for lifetime achievement in dramaturgy.

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