Wed, Oct 30 | Baker Theatre Building Library

Wed@One | Start Your Own Damn Company with Mark Larson

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Wed@One | Start Your Own Damn Company with Mark Larson

Time & Location

Oct 30, 2019, 1:00 PM
Baker Theatre Building Library, 151 East 67th Street, New York, NY, USA


Why wait to get hired when you can start your own damn company? In this Wed@One we will explore the ins and outs of starting your own theatre company with special guest, Mark Larson.

Mark Larson participated in the most remarkable boom in American theater history, when in the short decade of 1975-85 fewer than a dozen theaters exploded to more than one hundred ensembles. Drawing on over 300 interviews, many on tape, his new book is an oral history of a movement created by mostly young people–from Mike Nichols, Alan Arkin, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George Wendt, Tracy Letts, and current Hunter Theatre chair Gregory Mosher to the thousands who continue to make theatre in Chicago.