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Dear Diary: Dramatic Readings from the Diary
Thu, Apr 21, 2011, 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
This evening of dramatic readings is inspired by the compelling personal stories found in the manuscripts featured in the exhibition The Diary: Three Centuries of Private Lives. Actors Paul Hecht (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, 1776) and Barbara Feldon (Get Smart, Smile), will perform selections from the diaries of Charlotte Brontë, Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sir Walter Scott, Henry David Thoreau and Tennessee Williams. Commentary will be provided by Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator, Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts, The Morgan Library & Museum. The exhibition The Diary: Three Centuries of Private Lives will be open at 6 pm especially for program attendees.