AYAD AKHTAR & DOUG HUGHES on JUNK and POLLY DRAPER, KATHRYN GRODY, SUSAN MILLER on 20th Century Blues

On November 29, 2017 by Theater Talk Web




A look at two new productions of the season. First, playwright Ayad Akhtar (2013 Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama) and director Doug Hughes discuss Junk, their new play at Lincoln Center Theater about the world of high finance and eclipsed morality.

Next, a conversation about the dramedy 20th Century Blues at Signature’s Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, focusing on issues faced by women over 60. The guests are playwright Susan Miller with actors from the show Polly Draper and Kathryn Grody. Critic Jan Simpson,Director of the Arts and Culture Reporting Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, co-hosts with Haskins.

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