As the fall theater season swings into gear, some of the city’s crix are convening at a pair of panels to assess the upcoming lineup.
The American Theater Wing kicks off its annual “Working in the Theater” seminar series with its first-ever critics’ panel on Sept. 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Panelists will be Clive Barnes of the New York Post, Daily Variety’s Charles Isherwood, Peter Marks of the New York Times, Roma Torre of NY1 News and Newsday’s Linda Winer. Moderators are Pia Lindstrom and Harvey Sabinson, and host is ATW chair Isabelle Stevenson.
Event takes place at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 5th Ave. at 34th Street. Reservations for the event, which will also be broadcast on CUNY-TV cable station, can be made by faxing (212) 307-1910 or writing to the American Theater Wing, 250 West 57th Street, NY NY 10107.
Barnes, Marks, Isherwood and Winer will also be speaking at a panel discussion on Sept. 22 sponsored by the Drama League and moderated by Drama League prexy Julia Hansen. Event takes place from 6:15-7:15 at the Music Room at St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at East 54th Street. Tickets are $10 ($8 for members) and can be obtained by calling (212) 302-2100.