A Tribute to Spalding Gray

Wednesday, December 8 - Thursday, December 9, 2010

A two-night program of rare screenings of the work of the famed writer and performer. Steven Soderbergh’s portrait of Gray, AND EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE, opens December 10.

Wednesday, December 8 at 7:30

The filmed version of the Tony Award-winning production of OUR TOWN (1989, Kirk Browning) a long-running Broadway hit staging of Thornton Wilder’s iconic American play, directed by Gregory Mosher and starring Spalding Gray as the stage manager. Other cast members include Eric Stoltz and Penelope Ann Miller. Mr. Mosher will discuss the film; other special guests include Kathie Russo, Gray’s widow and producer of AND EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE; and Amy Hobby, also a producer of the new film.

Thursday, December 9 at 7:30

Three rare screenings: TERRORS OF PLEASURE (1988, Thomas Schlamme), a 60-minute monologue written and performed by Gray; A LIFE IN PROGRESS (1985, Robbie Henson), a 30-minute portrait of the artist; and a special trailer for Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s BROTHER’S KEEPER that consists of a brief monologue performed by Spalding Gray. Joe Berlinger will appear to discuss working with Gray; Ms. Russo and Ms. Hobby will also be in attedance.

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