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Tonight we welcome back writer, critic and long-time columnist and blogger for Vanity Fair JAMES WOLCOTT who continues his conversation about his book LUCKING OUT: MY LIFE GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY IN SEVENTIES NEW YORK. Tonight, James Wolcott discusses how long it took for him to be considered an established New York critic, the proliferation and mainstreaming of porn during that decade and finally his discovery and deep love of ballet.
Inquiry welcomes back ADAM ZAHLER, Assistant Professor of Theatre in the Department of Visual Arts at Worcester State University. Tonight , Adam discusses two radically different plays he is directing. Conor McPherson’s THE WEIR won the Laurence Olivier Award for the best new play of 1999. It takes place in a rural Irish pub and revolved around reminisces and classic storytelling. Performances will be on February 23, 24, 25 at 8PM and February 26 at 2PM. Then Adam discusses Sarah Ruhl’s (pictured) DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE an unusual comedy with elements of magical realism, this is a play about human relationships conflicting with modern technology. Performances are April 19, 20 and 21 at 8PM and April 22 at 2PM. For information and reservations, call 508 929 8843.