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QU POLIS: American Acting Past and Present: History of American Theatre

October 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This class will present the history of American theatre and actors of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Philip LeStrange will share anecdotes about his own theatre experiences, stage combat, touring, and state of the business.

Lecturer: Philip LeStrange is a native New Yorker (NYC), graduate of Fordham University (BS), Catholic University of America (MA); 50 years professional actor (AEA,SAGAFTRA); 180 professional productions-Broadway, Off Broadway, Repertory, Regional, 15 Broadway productions, 9 National Tours, 250 cities performed-US, Canada, Japan, films, and television. Broadway: Dinner at Eight, Inherit the Wind (Christopher Plummer, Brian Dennehy); Never Gonna Dance; Carnival (Anne Hathaway); The Man Who Had all The Luck; Judgment at Nuremberg (Maximilian Schell, George Grizzard); True West (John C. Reilly, Philip Seymour Hoffman); Death of a Salesman (Brian Dennehy)-Tony Award, Best Play; The Last Night of Ballyhoo-Tony Award Best Play); Six Degrees of SeparationNew York Critics Award; The Rose Tatoo; The Front Page; Philadelphia, Here I come; A Small Family Business; Guys and Dolls-Tony Award, Best Musical. Film and Television: The Confession w/ Alec Baldwin, Ben Kingsley; It Only Happens with You w/Patrick Stewart; Star Trek Deep Space Nine; L.A. Law; The Grimke Sisters (William Lloyd Garrison); The Patriots (Alexander Hamilton) PBS WNET; Fringe; 100 Center Street; Law & Order; L&O SVC; L&O Criminal Intent; All My Children; Guiding Light; The Insult; Canterbury’s Law.

Class will be held in the North Campus North Cafeteria

Price: $4


October 18, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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