Talk Back with Gordon Edelstein and a live reading from Picasso at the Lapin Agile

11/13/2014, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Woodbridge Town Library Meeting Room
10 Newton Road
Woodbridge , Connecticut 06525
Categories: Adult Event
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Picasso at the Lapin Agile Join us for the first event in our partnership with Long Wharf Theatre. Watch actors from the upcoming Long Wharf show  Picasso at the Lapin Agile act out a scene from the play and then discuss it with the show's Performance Director Gordon Edelstein. Copies of the play are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk This event will take place in the Center Gym across from the library.

About Gordon Edelstein

Mr. Edelstein is in his twelfth season as Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre. His most recent Long Wharf Theatre credits include Our Town, The Last Five Years, The Shadow of the Hummingbird, The Underpants, Ride the Tiger, Curse ofthe Starving Class, Satchmo at the Waldorf, MyName is Asher Lev, Shirley Valentine, and his own adaptations of A Doll’s House and Uncle Vanya. His acclaimed Long Wharf Theatre production of The Glass Menagerie played the Roundabout and the Mark Taper Forum and was the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Revival. He has a continued artistic association with Athol Fugard, directing the world premieres of The Shadow of the Hummingbird,HaveYou Seen Us?, and Coming Home as well as the East Coast premiere of The Train Driver. Gordon directed the Off-Broadway production of Satchmo at the Waldorf (Westside Theatre, starring John Douglas Thompson) and his NYC production of My Name is Asher Lev recently won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play. He also directed the Broadway production of Fugard’s The Road to Mecca for the Roundabout Theatre Company. Mr. Edelstein’s countless plays and workshops for Long Wharf Theatre include Julia Cho’s BFE, TheDay the Bronx Died, A Dance Lesson, and TheTimes, as well as The Blue Album, We Won’tPay! We Won’t Pay!, A New War, A Moon forthe Misbegotten, Anna Christie, The Front Page, and Mourning Becomes Electra. As a director of an extremely diverse body of work, he has garnered three Connecticut Critics Circle Awards and under his artistic leadership, Long Wharf Theatre has received 17 additional Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, including six best actor or actress awards in plays that he directed. He is also the recipient of the organization’s Tom Killen Award, given annually to an individual who has made an indelible impact on the Connecticut theatrical landscape.

Bookings are closed for this event.