Tina Howe
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Tina Howe
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
The Outer Critics Circle will host a special evening entitled Return of the Playwright at 5pm on Wednesday, November 5 at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th Street).

The evening will include a buffet dinner and a panel discussion featuring Tina Howe, Leslie Lee, Adam Rapp, Joseph Stein, and Michael Weller, to be moderated by Mario Fratti and Rosalind Friedman.

Howe's newest work, Chasing Manet, will debut at Primary Stages later this season; Lee is currently represented Off-Broadway by The First Breeze of Summer; Rapp 's newest, Kindness, is at Playwrights Horizons; Stein is represented by the York Theatre's production of the musical Enter Laughing; and Weller is represented Off-Broadway by the Manhattan Class Company's production of Fifty Words.

Tickets are $35 per person for OCC Members; $45 per person for non-members. For more information and to reserve tickets, phone 203-268-6055 or email RozandArt@worldnet.att.net.