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Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Announces 50th Anniversary One-on-One Conversation with Hal Prince Mon, Oct 5th

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Announces 50th Anniversary One-on-One Conversation with
Hal Prince Monday, October 5th

New York – September 16, 2009 – Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) announces that the 50th Anniversary installment of the One-on-One Conversation Series will feature Tony-Award winning Director, and Chairman of SDC’s 50th Anniversary Honorary Committee, Hal Prince,. The moderator for the event will be Robert Marx of the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation. The event will be held on Monday October 5th, 2009 at 5pm at The Mainstage Theatre in the Playwrights Horizons Building, 416 West 42nd St. Tickets are $20 and are available through Ticket Central (www.TicketCentral.com).

SDC’s One-on-One Conversation Series explores the careers and creative processes of the Theatre’s foremost Directors and Choreographers. These evenings provide the rare opportunity to interact with masters of the theatre, and hear them speak on a broad range of topics. Each 90-minute session is an in-depth interview of artists by a moderator, with questions from an audience of Directors, Choreographers, students, theatre artists and theatre enthusiasts.

Hal Prince directed the original productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Company, Follies, Candide, Pacific Overtures, Evita, Parade, and LoveMusik. He is currently working on a glamorous new musical, Paradise Found, with Richard Nelson, Ellen Fitzhugh, Jonathan Tunick and Susan Stroman, and music by Johann Strauss II. He is the recipient of a National Medal of Arts for the year 2000 from President Clinton for a career spanning more than 40 years, in which “he changed the nature of the American musical.” The recipient of 21 Tony Awards, he was a 1994 Kennedy Center Honoree.

This One-on-One Conversation Series is part of SDC’s year-long celebration of the Union’s 50th Anniversary. It began in April with a Founders Luncheon at Sardi’s and continues with special events being held at Regional theatres throughout the country and programs such as the One-on-One Conversation with Hal Prince. The most prominent celebration of the year will be the 50th Anniversary Gala to be held on Sunday November 8th at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. The gala will be a fundraiser for the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation’s Observership and Fellowship Programs

SDC 50th Anniversary One-on-One Conversation with Hal Prince
Monday October 5, 2009 at 5pm
The Mainstage Theatre in the Playwrights Horizons Building, 416 West 42nd St
Tickets are $20
Tickets are available through Ticket Central
By phone at: 212.279.4200 (Noon to 8pm daily)
At their Box Office: 416 West 42nd St (Noon to 8pm daily)
Online: www.TicketCentral.com

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