Admission is free and seating is first come first serve.
Bruno Walter Auditorium
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center
65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue
The Oral History Project chronicles and documents the contributions of significant theatre women in many fields. Interviews with such outstanding women are videotaped and housed in the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
This event is produced by Betty Corwin.
The Oral History program enjoys continued support from The Edith Meisner Foundation.
This program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
STOCKARD CHANNING was most recently seen on Broadway in Other Desert Cities, for which she garnered a Tony nomination. A Tony Award recipient for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, she is also Tony nominated for her roles in Pal Joey, The Lion in the Winter, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation, for which she also received a Drama League Award, an Obie Award and an Olivier nomination, and was subsequently nominated for an Academy Award reprising her role in the 1993 film version. Other stage credits include aThe Importance of Being Earnest, The Little Foxes, Hapgood, Woman in Mind (for which she won a Drama Desk Award), The Rink, The Golden Age, They’re Playing Our Song and Love Letters. With a total of 13 Emmy nominations and three Emmy Awards, including those for her television roles in “The West Wing” and “The Matthew Shepard Story,” she is currently seen in a recurring role on “The Good Wife.” On the big screen, Stockard Channing received a London Film Critics Circle Award and an AFI Best Actress nomination for The Business of Strangers. Among her other films are Woody Allen’s Anything Else, Practical Magic, The First Wives Club, Moll Flanders, Up Close & Personal, Smoke and Grease, earning a People’s Choice Award for her performance as bad girl Rizzo.
PATRICK PACHECO is a New York- based arts journalist whose work has appeared “The New York Times,” “The Los Angeles Times,” “The Wall Street Journal,” and many other periodicals and webzines. His blog “Play by Play” is published on Artinfo.com and he is a regular contributor to the TV programs, NY1 “Onstage” and PBS’s “Theater Talk.” He wrote the 2009 Disney documentary “Waking Sleeping Beauty” and is the co-author, with Maria Cassi,, of the play, “My Life with Men…and Other Animals.”