Category: See Me in Person

Live appearances, speaking engagements, lectures, personal appearances

  • Goethe-Institut Washington

    German Embassy invites Randy Gener to rep USA in D.C.’s first-ever German and American Media Dialogue

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Nathan Award-winning editor and critic Randy Gener will represent the U.S. media in the first-ever German and American Media Dialogue, organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. The Media Dialogue is part of a a series of D.C. events, taking place on the weekend of November 6 and 7, and is organized in cooperation with the Studio Theater and the Goethe-Institut.  Devoted to contemporary theater, the event begins with the press premiere of The Golden Dragon by German playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig at the Studio Theater on Sunday, November 6. Schimmelpfennig will be in attendance. The Media Dialogue itself, which takes place at the Goethe-Institut of Washington, D.C., on Monday November 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., consists of a public discussion among German and American theater critics. The discussion will address current trends in contemporary theater in Germany and in the U.S.  It will also launch a sustained dialogue among theater critics between the two countries. It will be taped and made available electronically over the Internet. It is planned to provide simultaneous translation for the event. The German critics who are confirmed to participate are Peter Kümmel, theater critic for the newspaper Die Zeit, and Peter Michalzik, journalist and …

  • Samuel L. Jackson joins Randy Gener’s Broadway panel “Anatomy of a Breakout” with David Henry Hwang, Kenny Leon and others

    THE DRAMA DESK and THE FORDHAM UNIVERSITY THEATRE PROGRAM ANNOUNCES A FALL 2011 PANEL DISCUSSION,  “ANATOMY OF A BREAKOUT” TO BE HELD AT FORDHAM’S MAINSTAGE AT LINCOLN CENTER SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, FROM 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM Panelists Include  Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Samuel L. Jackson, Dan Knechtges, Kenny Leon, Jennifer Lim, and Leigh Silverman  New York, NY, October 26, 2011 — The Drama Desk and the Fordham University Theatre Program will present a special panel discussion at 6:30 PM on Sunday, November 13th, titled “Anatomy of a Breakout,” reflecting the remarkable trend of breakthrough productions and breakout performances on the New York stage. The Panelists include (in alphabetical order): Douglas Carter Beane (book writer, LYSISTRATA JONES) Lewis Flinn (composer/lyricist, LYSISTRATA JONES), David Henry Hwang (playwright, CHINGLISH), David Ives (playwright, VENUS IN FUR), Samuel L. Jackson (actor, THE MOUNTAINTOP), Dan Knechtges (choreographer/director, LYSISTRATA JONES) Kenny Leon (director, THE MOUNTAINTOP and STICK FLY), Jennifer Lim (actor, CHINGLISH), and Leigh Silverman (director, CHINGLISH). This special panel discussion will be moderated by Randy Gener, the George Jean Nathan Award winning editor/critic. A surprising bulk of the Fall 2011 New York theater season consists of new plays and new musicals that have …