The League of Professional Theatre Women is set to host an exclusive interview with acclaimed director-choreographer Susan Stroman on November 17 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
The interview will be conducted by playwright Sharon Washington, who recently received a Tony nomination for co-writing the book for New York, New York. This event is part of the League of Professional Theatre Women's Oral History Project, in collaboration with the Library, and will commence at 6 PM. The public is invited to attend
Stroman's illustrious career has garnered her numerous accolades, including Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel, and Astaire Awards. She has also been honored with the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater and is a member of the Theater Hall of Fame in New York City. Her most notable works include The Producers, which won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards, The Scottsboro Boys, winner of the London Evening Standard Award for Best Musical, the Tony Award winning Best Musical Crazy For You and the Tony Award winning Best Musical Contact.
Sharon Washington, who will be conducting the interview, holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, a BA from Dartmouth and is a graduate from The Dalton School. She made her mark as a playwright, with her solo play Feeding The Dragon premiering at City Theatre. Washington's impressive acting credits include appearances in The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway and various Off-Broadway productions such as Dot, Wild with Happy, Coriolanus, and Cymbeline. She was most recently seen as Queen Margaret in the Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park production of Richard III.
The League of Professional Theatre Women's interview with Susan Stroman promises to be an insightful and inspiring event, shedding light on the remarkable career of one of Broadway's most celebrated directors and choreographers.