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Speaker: Foster Hirsch I Entertainer: Ann Kittredge

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Speaker: Foster Hirsch I Entertainer: Ann Kittredge

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Feb 22, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

New York, 3 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019, USA

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SPEAKER: FOSTER HIRSCH

Foster Hirsch, Professor of film at Brooklyn College, returns to DTC to discuss his current  reissued and updated magisterial biography, “Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King.”  Nothing about Preminger was small, from his privileged upbringing in pre-Nazi Vienna to his career in film and theater. Sometimes known as “Otto the Terrible” for his hot-tempered personality, that fire and determination was central to his achievement. The range of his work as a director was remarkable: romantic comedies, musicals, courtroom dramas, classic plays,   political melodrama, war films and film noir. Come hear Foster’s talk about a titan of film.

ENTERTAINER: ANN  KITTREDGE

Ann Kittredge is an award-winning performing artist who has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at major venues across the country, working with top producers and directors throughout her career. She is a recipient of the MAC award for her show, One Night Only at Feinstein’s/54 Below and has produced/hosted the critically acclaimed, groundbreaking online program, Virtual Shorts, inspired by the isolation of the pandemic and eagerness for live, collaborative performance.  Birdland Jazz Club is welcoming back this powerhouse singer and theatre favorite for an encore performance of her widely acclaimed show Movie Nite, with musical director Alex Rybeck, and special guest Sean Harkness on guitar, on Sunday, February 27, 2022 @ 7pm. Ann showcases her formidable vocal talent singing an eclectic program of movie music spanning over 90 years. 

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