On June 17, John Lahr will give a one night lecture on Noël Coward based on his 1983 book Coward the Playwright. The lecture will take place at The Museum of Performance & Design in conjunction with their display Star Quality; The World of Noël Coward.

Lahr is the senior drama critic of The New Yorker and the author of 18 books. He is the two-time winner of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism and received a Tony Award for co-writing Elaine Stritch at Liberty.