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Special Event

Necromancers of the Public Domain: My Country by Marie of Romania

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:30 PM | Open to the Public | Members' Room | $20 per person | Advance registration required

Once I was a stranger to this people; Now I am one of them, and, because I came from so far, better was I able to see them with their good qualities, and with their defects…

Each month, Theater of the Apes production company plucks a long-forgotten volume from the Library’s shelves and resurrects it as a low-budget variety show - visual art, skits, music, and surprises. This month: My Country by Marie of Romania (1916). (That's Marie of Romania at left.) Wine and light refreshments will be served.

Rob Ackerman (Tabletop / Volleygirls)
Nick Balaban (Blue's Clues/musician around town)
Karen Christopher (Haranczak/Navarre Performance Projects)
Leah Coloff (This Tree)
Susan Hwang (The Bushwick Book Club/Lusterlit)
Charlie Nieland (Lusterlit)
Micah Sherman (The Baldwins/Like Me)
Ben Watts (The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald)
Paul David Young (Faust 3/In the Summer Pavilion)

Hosted by Ayun Halliday (No Touch Monkey!/The East Village Inky)

Extra credit: read My Country for free online before the show!

To register, contact the Events Office at events@nysoclib.org or 212.288.6900 x230. Library members may also register online.

This event is co-sponsored with Theater of the Apes. The Writing Live events in 2018 are generously underwritten by Jenny Lawrence.