Screening & Live Event
Rhinoceros: The Decline of Civilization
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater
With political scientist Ester Fuchs and playwright Theresa Rebeck in conversation
Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $7 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding online reservations.)
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About the speakers:
Ester Fuchs is Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science and is the Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Her research focuses on topics including urban politics and policy, political participation, and American parties and elections. She is author Mayors and Money: Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2010). Dr. Fuchs is Director of WhosOnTheBallot.org, an online voter engagement initiative.Theresa Rebeck is a prolific writer with success spanning theater, television, film, and literature. Her fourth Broadway play, Bernhardt/Hamlet, will premiere at the Roundabout Theatre this fall starring Janet McTeer. Rebeck’s plays, which include Seminar in which Alan Rickman starred, have won multiple awards, including being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Her play Downstairs will receive its New York premiere at Primary Stages in November, starring Tim Daly and Tyne Daly. Ms. Rebeck’s work in television includes creating the NBC drama Smash, and she has written feature films including Harriet the Spy, and Jessica Chastain’s 355, which was at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival market and will star Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penelope Cruz, and Marion Cotillard. Theresa Rebeck has been named one of the 150 Fearless Women in the World by Newsweek. In 1996, she adapted Rhinoceros for its first major New York revival since the 1960s.