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Drama Desk Arts Initiative

Isa Goldberg, Robert R. Blume, Margot W. Astrachan

A Drama Desk panel was held at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, yesterday March 28, 2011 to benefit St. George’s Society of New York. The panel featured Margaret Coin, the evil “Eleanor” from the television series “Gossip Girl", who is now starring on Broadway in “Arcadia,” Montego Glover, the Drama Desk Award Winning star of Broadways Tony and Drama Desk winning hit musical ‘Memphis,” and Arian Moayed, who stars on Broadway with Robin Williams in “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.” Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk, and Robert R. Blume, Executive Producer of the 56th Annual Drama Desk awards. Margot Astrachan moderated the lively discussion.

Isa Goldberg, Robert R. Blume, Margot W. Astrachan

A Drama Desk panel was held at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, yesterday March 28, 2011 to benefit St. George’s Society of New York. The panel featured Margaret Coin, the evil “Eleanor” from the television series “Gossip Girl", who is now starring on Broadway in “Arcadia,” Montego Glover, the Drama Desk Award Winning star of Broadways Tony and Drama Desk winning hit musical ‘Memphis,” and Arian Moayed, who stars on Broadway with Robin Williams in “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.” Isa Goldberg, President of the Drama Desk, and Robert R. Blume, Executive Producer of the 56th Annual Drama Desk awards. Margot Astrachan moderated the lively discussion. The Obie and Drama Desk Award winning Keen Company performed a reading from Michael Frayn play “Benefactors” with cast members Vivienne Benesch, Stephen Barker Turner, which is part of their current full season of Frayn’s plays, and Keen Company Artistic Director Carl Forsman joined the panel as well.
Photography: Barry Gordin

 

Montego Glover

The Drama Desk Awards will take place on May 23 hosted by Harvey at the Hammerstein Ballroom and will be televised nationally on the OVATION network on June 4, 2011 at 9 PM.

Robert R. Blume, Margaret Colin “Arcadia”
Robert R. Blume, Isa Goldberg (President, Drama Desk), Montego Glover “Memphis” Drama Desk Award WInner
Bobbie Horowitz, Sandi Durell
Isa Goldberg, Margaret Colin
Stephen Barker Turner “Benefactors”
Arian Moayed “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo”
Robert R. Blume (Executive Producer Drama Desk Awards, Margo W. Astrachan, Chairman, St George’s Society
Carl Forsman (Artistic Director, “Benefactors” Director)
Isa Goldberg, Montego Glover