Bill T. Jones : in conversation with Moisés Kaufman & Mary Marshall Clark: Performing Oral History
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in conversation with Moisés Kaufman & Mary Marshall Clark: Performing Oral History
Presented in conjunction with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s New York City premiere of parts one and two of the Analogy Trilogy at The Joyce Theater, Bill T. Jones and director/playwright and 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient Moisés Kaufman discuss making oral history into performance. Moderated by Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History Research Mary Marshall Clark.
Bill T. Jones in Conversation is sponsored by Metropolitan Capital.
About the panelists:
Moisés Kaufman is a Tony and Emmy nominated director and playwright. He most recently directed a critically lauded production of BENT at the Mark Taper Forum. Prior Broadway credits: The Heiress, 33 Variations (which he also wrote) with Jane Fonda, which received five Tony nominations; Rajiv Joseph’s Pulitzer Prize finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo with Robin Williams; the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play I Am My Own Wife. His plays Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and The Laramie Project are among the most performed plays in America over the last decade. Kaufman also co-wrote and directed the film adaptation of The Laramie Project for HBO, which received two Emmy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Writer. He is currently directing and writing a new Broadway-bound adaptation of Bizet’s Carmen with Grammy-winning composer Arturo O’Farrill. He’s the artistic director of TECTONIC THEATER PROJECT and a Guggenheim Playwrighting Fellow.