MEET THE DESIGNERS

SATURDAY, APRIL 15 after the matinee

Director Jesse Marchese and his design team will talk about the process, the production and the play—and answer your questions.

JEANNE SAFER, AUTHOR OF CAIN’S LEGACY: LIBERATING SIBLINGS FROM A LIFETIME OF RAGE, SHAME, SECRECY AND REGRET

SUNDAY, APRIL 23 after the matinee

Jeanne Safer, PhD is a psychotherapist who has been in private practice for over forty years, and the author of six acclaimed and thought-provoking books on neglected psychological issues including The Normal One: Life with a Difficult or Damaged Sibling and Cain’s Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and Regret. She has appeared on television (“The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” and “CBS World News Tonight”) and contributed articles to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. Dr. Safer’s discussion will focus on the play’s depiction of a sibling rivalry.

'As Charming as Usual?' A.A. Milne and The Lucky One
MAYA CANTU, THEATER HISTORIAN AND DRAMATURG

SATURDAY, APRIL 29 after the matinee

Maya Cantu is a theater historian, scholar, and Dramaturgical Advisor for the Mint. She received a D.F.A. in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at Yale School of Drama, and is a member of the Drama faculty at Bennington College. Maya is the author of the book, American Cinderellas on the Broadway Musical Stage: Imagining the Working Girl from “Irene” to “Gypsy.” Her discussion will focus on the life and work of A.A. Milne, and on the contexts and influences informing The Lucky One.

Did you know?

Many of our EnrichMint Events have been recorded and are available for viewing online.

  • Charles Duff
    "N.C. Hunter: Plays That Actors Liked To Speak"

    Charles Duff is a British teacher, actor, theatre director, writer and critic. His first professional role was in N.C. Hunter’s The Adventures of Tom Random at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in 1967. His book, The Lost Summer: The Heyday of the West End Theatre, focuses on the playwrights of the commercial British theatre of the mid-twentieth century. In this video, filmed after a performance of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, Charles discusses how N.C. Hunter’s plays fit into this rich period of theatrical history. Video by Joshua Paul Johnson. Recorded live on August 13, 2016.

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  • Roger W. Oliver
    "British Theatre in the Postwar World"

    Roger W. Oliver is Professor of Liberal Arts and Drama at Juilliard, and Professor of English and Dramatic Literature at NYU, where he teaches courses in Modern British Drama. In this video, filmed after a performance of A DAY BY THE SEA by N.C. Hunter, Roger discusses how the play fits into the larger context of post-WWII British theatre. Video by Joshua Paul Johnson. Recorded live on August 6, 2016.

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