Meryl Streep, Tony Kushner and Others Celebrate John Guare Tonight - Livestream Available
Posted by: Official_Press_Release 04:08 pm EST 02/06/23

Tony Kushner, Meryl Streep, Ben Stiller and Others Lead Starry Tribute to Playwright John Guare

Monday, Feb. 6, 7:30 pm ET, $20

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center presents an evening of words and music in celebration of playwright John Guare on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 pm ET. Guare will be in attendance; his theatrical works include Two Gentlemen of Verona, Lydie Breeze, Six Degrees of Separation, The House of Blue Leaves and Landscape of the Body. Tony Kushner cobbled together the lineup for this event, and he will produce it.

Online tickets are now available for the livestream, and they can be purchased at https://www.92ny.org/event/a-celebration-of-john-guare

Kushner wrote: “So enormous is the esteem in which I hold the Great Guare and his monumentally important body of work. Like Williams, he figured out a way for Americans to do a kind of stage poetry. There are astonishingly beautiful things in his plays.”

The cast includes: Dylan Baker, Becky Ann Baker, Ato Blankson-Wood, Bill Camp, Paul Dano. Ariana DeBose, Billy Eichner, Linda Emond, Mike Faist, Edie Falco, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Corey Hawkins, Amy Herzog, Samuel Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Tony Kushner, Linda Lavin, Kenneth Lonergan, Camryn Manheim, Elizabeth Marvel, Suzan-Lori Parks, Daniel Schlosberg, Wallace Shawn, Ben Stiller, and Meryl Streep.

About The 92nd Street Y, New York: The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. 92NY offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y, New York is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92NY’s programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit www.92NY.org.

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