Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live
Among those scheduled to attend will include the author-Ronald Rand, and several artists in CREATE! including Stephen Lang, Nicole Ansari, Carolyn D Palmer, Martha Carpenter, Michael Pressman, Julie Budd, Eve Wolf, Parish Kohanim, Elise Thoron, Mel Gordon, Tim Stevenson, Stephen Henderson, Lori Belilove, Nancy Rhodes, Woodie King, Jr., Tina Chen, Tisa Chang, and Sabera Shaik flying in especially from Kuala Lumpur.
"CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live" curated by International Goodwill Ambassador & best-selling author, Ronald Rand features over 100 rare interviews - actors, artists, dancers, directors, musicians, composers, mime artists, playwrights, and writers - sharing their insights on the process of creativity and the importance of the arts for humankind.
CREATE! shines a light on the inner world of creativity, through these individuals' important contributions to our nation's cultural, societal, and commercial prosperity.
CREATE! features greats including Edward Albee, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Ellen Burstyn, Jacques d'Amboise, Carol Channing, Brian Cox, Jacques d'Amboise, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Katherine Dunham, Eve Ensler, Kelsey Grammer, Joel Grey, Al Hirschfeld, Julie Harris, Bill T. Jones, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Chaka Khan, Stephen Lang, Robert Lepage, Arthur Laurents, Christopher Plummer, Harold Prince, Bill Pullman, Tony Randall, Luise Rainer, Phylicia Rashad, Chita Rivera, Roy Scheider, Tadashi Suzuki, Tommy Tune, Ben Vereen, Sir Derek Walcott, Elie Wiesel, Robert Wilson, and Eugenia Zuckerman.
Over 150 full-color photos and iconic illustrations and paintings including Al Hirshfeld, Everett Raymond Kinstler, Jim Warren, Carolyn D Palmer, Martha Carpenter, Ming Cho Lee, and Sir Derek Walcott.
Andre Bishop, Producing Artistic Director, Lincoln Center Theatre: "An enriching book for everyone, CREATE! captures the passion of creativity in the theater, music, dance, in fact, all the arts. An invaluable guide to the inner workings of the artist's vision."
CREATE! also features greats including F. Murray Abraham, Lucie Arnaz, Elizabeth Ashley, Harold Bloom, Julie Budd, Len Cariou, Martha Carpenter, Dick Cavett, Tina Chen, Graciela Daniele, Andre De Shields, Olympia Dukakis, Horton Foote, Larry Gelbart, John Guare, Sheldon Harnick, David Henry Hwang, Laurence Luckinbill, Judith Malina, Emily Mann, Jan Maxwell, Rue McClanahan, Jerry Orbach, Diane Paulus, Lloyd Richards, Pilar Rioja, Mark Rydell, Andrei Serban, Sylvia Sidney, Budd Schulberg, Charlie Soap, Ellen Stewart, Charles Strouse, Paul Tazewell, Jeanine Tesori, Kate Valk, Jean-Claude van Itallie, Mario Van Peebles, Fritz Weaver, and more!
RONALD RAND, the author of CREATE! is an International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador, performing in his 16th year around the world in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion - seen across five continents, in twenty-three countries and twenty states. Best-selling author of "Acting Teachers of America," Rand is the Founder and Publisher of "The Soul of the American Actor," in its 19th year. First US State Department Fulbright Specialist at the University of Sarajevo's Academy of Dramatic Arts in Bosnia & Herzegovina and University of Malaya's Drama Department. International renowned director, his production of LUV is running into its 4th sold-out year at Sarajevo's Chamber Theatre 55. Librettist of the new opera, IBSEN, Rand has has been a visiting guest professor at over seventy-five universities around the world. Visit www.LetItBeArt.com, www.SoulAmericanActor.com