Saturday, January 22, 2011
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Royce Hall – Auditorium
The writer and actor delivers a reading and interpretation from his most recent work alongside an offering of excerpts from the works of writers and thinkers he admires.
Known to stage and film audiences as an extraordinary character actor, Shawn is also an Obie Award-winning playwright and best-selling author. His celebrated works include The Designated Mourner and The Fever, along with the poignant film My Dinner With Andre, which Shawn co-wrote.
His most recent work, Essays, released in 2009, is a highly personal, often self-deprecating collection of Shawn’s perspective on life, politics, morality and the power of art.
Ticket prices: $28/38/48 ($15 UCLA students). Purchase at the Central Ticket Office.