LECTURE: A CONVERSATION WITH PIPER LAURIE
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Sunday, January 13
1:30 PM - 3 PM
Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Fee: $7 Member/ $10 Non-member
Piper Laurie has been called one of the most celebrated and formidable actresses of the last half-century. She has been nominated three times for an Oscar. For The Hustler, Carrie, and for Children of a Lesser God. She has won the Golden Globe for Twin Peaks and was Harvard's Woman of the Year.
Starting as a teenager in 1950 when she was signed as a contract player to Universal Studios, she has worked opposite Tyrone Power, Paul Newman, Ronald Reagan, James Garner, and Mel Gibson.
Ms. Laurie has played on and off Broadway, including the 20th anniversary production of Glass Menagerie with Maureen Stapleton and the recent Tony-nominated revival of Mornings at Seven.
In 2011 Ms, Laurie directed Jim Brochu`s NY Drama Desk award winning performance in Zero Hour, which played for more than a year. Her popular memoir, Learning to Live Out Loud, was recently published by Random House/Crown. The book has received glowing reviews.
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December 9, 2013