Meet filmmaker Dori Berinstein in Person Tuesday, June 26
It’s finally here. The tell-all documentary Show Business: The Road to Broadway which opened last month in New York has just begun its run at the comfy E Street Cinema and filmmaker Dori Berinstein takes questions next Tuesday following the 7:45 showing.
Find out how 2004’s Caroline, or Change, Taboo, Avenue Q and Wicked endured fund raising, rewrites, auditions, those prickly NYC critics, and the Awards ceremonies. Here’s how the NY Times described it: “They all had to endure scrutiny by a Greek chorus of theater critics and gossip columnists. (The rogues’ gallery includes Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood, critics for The New York Times, and The New York Post’s dapper scorpion of a theater columnist, Michael Riedel.) “ShowBusiness” is packed with telling details that the director, Dori Berinstein, was lucky to catch on camera: the “Avenue Q” composers Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx hammering out a song; the “Caroline” director George C. Wolfe guiding his performers with tough yet empathetic creative notes; the “Taboo” producer and tabloid target Rosie O’Donnell urging theatergoers to paper the city with publicity materials for her show.”
Just announced – Joel Markowitz sits down with director Dori Berinstein next week. Watch for our podcast coming soon.
E Street Cinema is at 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 (E Street between 10th and 11th Street) (202) 452-7672