The two Chicago-based directors -- who are longtime friends and colleagues -- will talk about their career trajectories, influences, challenges, and artistic visions.
Cromer is currently represented on Broadway by the revival of The House of Blue Leaves. He is a 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, and other notable credits include last season's Broadway revival of Brighton Beach Memoirs; Lincoln Center's production of When the Rain Stops Falling, for which he won a Lortel Award; the long-running production of Our Town, for which he received Lortel and Obie Awards; and Adding Machine: A Musical, for which he also received Lortel and Obie Awards.
Halberstam is currently represented Off-Broadway by A Minister's Wife at Lincoln Center Theatre. He is the Artistic Director and co-founder of Writers' Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois, and has directed numerous works for that theater.
Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for SDC Members and SDCF Observership applicants. For reservations, RSVP to Foundation@SDCweb.org.