Introduced by Pam MacKinnon
1976, USA, Sidney Lumet, 121 min.
Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden and Peter Finch
Free ticket with a $7 bar minimum.
Tickets are available for pick-up after 6:45 p.m. at the will call table in the K2 Lounge (limited capacity).
Did You Know?
- Beatrice Straight was on screen for less than six minutes, but it was enough to win her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
- During one speech, the character of Arthur Jensen mentions a kind of currency called the Japanese rin, which was taken out of circulation over 20 years before the production of the film.
- Many involved in the production stated that the film was not meant to be satirical, but rather a reflection of what was actually occurring at the time.
About the Speaker
Pam MacKinnon's recent credits include Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Broadway, Arena, Steppenwolf; Tony Award and Drama Desk Awards for Best Director of a Play, Outer Critics Circle nomination); Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park (Broadway, Mark Taper, Playwrights Horizons; Tony and Lortel nominations and Obie Award for Direction); Horton Foote's Harrison, TX (Primary Stages); Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman (SCR); Craig Lucas' The Lying Lesson (Atlantic); Itamar Moses' Completeness (Playwrights Horizons, SCR). She is a frequent interpreter of the plays of Edward Albee, having directed six of his plays, including the world premieres of Occupant (Signature) and Peter and Jerry, now titled At Home at the Zoo, (Second Stage and Hartford). She is an alumna of the Drama League and the Lincoln Center Directors' Lab and chairman of the board of the downtown theater CLUBBED THUMB, dedicated to new American plays.