5th Annual Fire Island Theater and Literary Fest a Success!
Guest Blogger: Ben Hodges, editor of the Theatre World series
The 5th Annual Fire Island Theater and Literary Festival took place the weekend of October 14, 15, 16, at the Madison Fire Island Pines in Fire Island, New York, surrounding the 52nd and 50th anniversaries, respectively, of the stage and film versions of West Side Story. The event was hosted by Andrew Kirtzman of the Madison Fire Island Pines and produced by Theatre World editor in chief Ben Hodges. The event was hosted by Drama Desk-nominated Sirius Radio host Christine Pedi, who interviewed Applause Books authors Misha Berson (Something’s Coming, Something Good: West Side Story and the American Imagination), and Barry Monush (West Side Story: Music on Film). Original stage and film performer Harvey Evans was also in attendance. Selections from the show were sung by Bill Coyle and Patrician Noonan. Approximately 100 people were in attendance.
Posted on October 31, 2011, in Film & TV, Theatre and tagged Applause Books, Barry Monush, Ben Hodges, Fire Island, Limelight Editions, Misha Berson, Music on Film, Theatre World, West Side Story. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.