Namedropping

RUNNING TIME
1hr. 30min.
Closed

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

With 50 years of working in theatre under his belt, David Rothenberg has fashioned a charming evening of stories of his work with theatrical and film legends like Bette Davis, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, John Gielgud, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester and Charles Boyer. You get the inside scoop on Bette Davis, about whom Rothenberg was warned, "She'll chew you up and spit you out like bad meat." You get an up close and personal view of the maelstrom surrounding Liz and Dick as they embark on their fabled love affair. You also find out what it was Elsa Lanchester insisted on showing Rothenberg. From his unique perspective as a showbiz insider, Rothenberg shares some of the highlights of his fascinating career, giving audiences a taste of the bittersweet joys of a life in the theatre. Namedropping is directed by Obie Award winning actress, Marcia Jean Kurtz.

Visit the Namedropping website:

http://www.theplayersnyc.org