Wallach, Jackson, Etc. Set for Free Speeches Event, 11/6
The free event will take place today, November 6th, at St. Peter's Church at Citicorp Center (619 Lexington Avenue, at 54th Street). Wallach, Jackson and others will read excerpts from speeches by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The reading will be presented by TIPA (Toward International Peace Through the Arts) Project and the Library of America, and will celebrate"American Speeches," the Library's collection of great American historic speeches.
Wallach and Jackson (who are married) have been recipients of numerous Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe, Theatre World, Drama Desk and BAFTA awards and nominations in their 60-plus year careers. Together, they have appeared together on Broadway in The Flowering Peach, Lost in Yonkers, Cafe Crown, Twice Around the Park, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Luv, Rhinoceros and others. Separately, Jackson has starred in Middle of the Night, Arms and the Man, The Lady from the Sea, the original production of Summer and Smoke, and others, while Wallach has appeared in Major Barbara, the original productions of The Teahouse of the August Moon, Camino Real, The Rose Tattoo, Mister Roberts and more. Jackson's screen credits include Hunter's Crossing, The Shining and Sticks and Bones; Wallach has been seen in the films Keeping the Faith, Night and the City, The Godfather: Part III, and How To Steal A Million, among dozens more.
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