Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Gwen Frostic Series presents Lisa Kron, 2/25

Please join us on Monday, February 25 when the Gwen Frostic Reading Series presents playwright Lisa Kron.

Lisa Kron, founding member of the OBIE and Bessie Award-winning theater company The Five Lesbian Brothers, is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Cal Arts/Alpert Award, and NEA/TCG playwriting fellowship and grants from the Creative Chapel foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her play, Well, which is among her best-known, opened to critical acclaim on Broadway in 2006, received two Tony nominations and is included in the anthology, Best Plays of 2004-2005. Her other plays include 2.5 Minute Ride, which received an OBIE Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations, an L.A. Drama-Logue Award, the GLAAD Media Award for best play on or Off Broadway, and was named the best autobiographical show of 1999 by New York Press; 101 Humiliating Stories; Charity and Montecore; 43/13; and Martha. She teaches at Yale Drama School.

The reading will begin at 8 pm at the Epic Center on the Kalamazoo Mall (359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, between South St. and Lovell). As always, the reading is free and open to the public. Please invite your students to attend.

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