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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, December 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Cartoon County: Cullen Murphy
The Vanity Fair editor-at-large reconstructs the poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut School. For a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation’s top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone’s throw of one another in the southwestern corner of Connecticut—a bit of bohemia in the middle of those men in their gray flannel suits. Cullen Murphy’s father, John Cu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Mon, January 8
@ 6 p.m.
Shakespeare Redress: Joe Papp’s Naked Hamlet 1968
Fifty years ago: the Vietnam War raged; Laugh In debuted; students protested at Howard and Harvard; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King were assassinated. In New York City, Joe Papp, the restless, young champion of free Shakespeare for all, responded to the angst of the nation with a radical reinvention of Hamlet. Papp said his “production aimed radioactive iridium 192 at the nineteenth century Hamlet statue, and by gamma ray shadowgraphing [discovered] the veins of the living original, buried…

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults