Dedicate It is a live show and podcast that zeroes in on the dedication page. Come hear host Emily Ludolph find the stories about the people and experiences that motivate our favorite writers, musicians, and scientists. Dedicate It examines the greatest dedications in history, holds intimate conversations with the people we admire most about the people they admire most, and hosts an open mic for everyone to make a dedication to someone who got them where they are today.
Doors 7:00pm, show 7:30pm.
Tickets $15 adv / $20 at the door.
Tuesday, March 20th. Guest: Superstar playwright and librettist David Henry Hwang will discuss how a prompt from the late, great Sam Shephard grew into his first play FOB and why Family Devotions is dedicated to Shephard. Expect insight into Hwang’s process behind the creation of M. Butterfly and Yellow Face and to hear more about how mentorship and family ties underpin the American stage’s Tony award-winning plays.
Emily Ludolph is an alum of TED Conferences, where she shepherded business speakers to the stage as part of the TED Institute program. She has produced full cast recordings of American plays as part of the radio show and podcast Playing on Air. In her time working in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art she developed an attachment to Alexander Hamilton’s fifteen-foot-tall clock. Before that, Emily and the BEAT Festival programmed Brooklyn performers in nontraditional spaces. Her favorite job of all has been coaching high school juniors on personal essays for their college applications. She has published in Design Observer, Quartz, and Narratively, and is a graduate of Vassar College.
REFUND POLICY: Tickets maybe be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come first-serve.