A publicity photo for Dirty Story
A publicity photo for Dirty Story
The Drama Desk will host a discussion of political theater on Thursday, February 19. The scheduled panelists are John Patrick Shanley (author of the play Dirty Story), Thomas Meehan (co-author of the book of Hairspray), Judith Malina (co-founder of the Living Theatre), and Peter Meineck (artistic director of the Aquila Theatre Company).

Moderated by Lucy Komisar, a theater critic for The American Reporter, the discussion will explore the status of political theater today and will include a look at the history and development of the genre in America.

The event will be held at Dillon's (245 West 54th Street) on February 19 from 5pm to 7:30pm. It is open to the public and admission is $5.00. For reservations, call 212-787-7020 or e-mail wolf@wolfentertainmentguide.com.