Bernard Balbot and Christian Conn. Photo by Cliff Roles.
***For Immediate Release***
January 21, 2014
Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents the Second Inside Asolo Rep Event of the 2013-2014 Season
Asolo Rep’s Dramaturg and Literary Manager Lauryn Sasso will guide this special behind-the-scenes discussion featuring Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Frank Galati, director of Philadelphia, Here I Come! Tickets for this insightful discussion are $5 for the general public, and free for Asolo Rep donors and Guild members.
January’s Inside Asolo Rep features Philadelphia, Here I Come! director, Frank Galati. The director of last season’s acclaimed production of 1776, which went on to open this season at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Galati has also directed My Fair Lady, and Twelve Angry Men at Asolo Rep. A member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, over the years Galati has received nine Joseph Jefferson Awards for his work in Chicago theater: one for acting, five for directing and three for writing. He won two Tony Awards in 1990 for his adaptation and direction of The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway, and was again nominated in 1998 for directed the musical Ragtime. In 1989, Mr. Galati was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay (with Lawrence Kasdan) of The Accidental Tourist.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11am
Asolo Rep’s Cook Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
To reserve tickets for Inside Asolo Rep, call the box office at 941.351.8000 or 800.361.8388. For more information about Asolo Rep, visit www.asolorep.org.