November 5, 2019 michelle grunwald

Free Players Foundation Symposium

Friday, November 8th, 2019 –  6 PM
Dining Room of The Players, 16 Gramercy Park

Free and open to public
Reservations required.
Email Raymond Wemmlinger, Curator and Librarian
hampdenboo@gmail.com or call 212-228-1861

Theatrical Portraits at The Players

Presentation of art collection at The Players, started by Edwin Booth, reflecting American theatre from its beginnings through the late 20th Century.
Highlights include Foundation’s collection:
  • John Neagle portraits
  • Recently restored portraits, shown to the left, of Joseph Jefferson as Bob Acres by John White Alexander, and Edwin Booth as Richelieu by John Collier
  • Everett Raymond Kinstler portrait of Jason Robards in A Moon for the Misbegotten.
Discussion to follow presentation.