Here’s WHERE I’ll be and WHEN–when I am not at the theater, the ballet, a museum, a concert, or a movie:
***Thursday MARCH 15: Gala Preview party for AD 20/21 Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries to benefit Boston Architectural Center. Cyclorama 5:30 -8:30pm.
***Sunday MARCH 18: Host a Movie Screening Party at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge on Sunday morning. 10 am.
***Tuesday March 20: Host acclaimed Israeli theater director, designer, and puppeteer Elit Veber who discusses Eshet, her remarkable stage adaptation of the Biblical story of Tamar. For the NEW CENTER FOR ARTS & CULTURE. Arsenal Center For The Arts 7:30pm.
***Wednesday March 21: American Cancer Society’s DAFFODIL DAYS!! Buy daffodils at the Prudential Center Food Court–I’ll be there at 4PM and I’ll sell you a bunch– all moneys go to fighting this epidemic disease.
***Saturday March 24: Moderate WOMEN IN COMEDY FESTIVAL panel starring comediennes Carol Liefer, Wendy Leibman, Edie McClurg, Erin Jackson, Erin Judge, Kelly MacFarland, and more! YWCA Cambridge 3 pm – 4:30 pm.
***Saturday March 24: Present Charles Mosesian Arts Award at the Arsenal Center for the Arts Annual BIG BAND MEETS BROADWAY Benefit. 8pm.
*** Thursday March 29: Host the American Cancer Society annual Key Gala: TIME FOR HOPE to benefit the AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center in Boston. Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre 6PM.
***Saturday March 31: Host THE DIAMOND BALL to benefit Boston Ballet! The Castle at Park Plaza 6pm.
***Saturday April 14: Host musicale with Carnatic soprano Deepti Navaratna at my home to benefit Boston Musica Viva! 7:30pm.
***Thursday April 19: Emcee Broadway Subscription Preview Party at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester 5-7pm.
***Thursday April 26: Emcee The Second Step 20th Annual CELEBRATING SUCCESS Gala with Keynote by Oscar- winning actress Marlee Matlin. The Westin-Waltham Hotel 6pm.
***Sunday April 29: Host Spring gala and conversation with Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston Music Director Kevin Rhodes.
***Monday April 30: A benefit reading of “8″ with Tony Award winner Gavin Creel, 20 of Boston’s Best Actors, and myself as a TV Broadcaster at A.R.T.’s second stage OBERON in Harvard Square!
***Thursday May 3: Emcee Bethany Hill School’s Spring Gala.
***Tuesday May 8: Emcee storyteller event to benefit Mount Auburn Hospital’s Alice Hoffman Breast Center. Judy Collins performs!
***Monday May 21: Host the 30th Annual ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS– Boston’s version of the Tonys!! To honor outstanding achievement in local and visiting theater with special guest Tony award-winning legend TOMMY TUNE! Paramount Center Main Stage 7pm.
***Monday June 4: I lead a conversation with pianist/performer HERSHEY FELDER at the Paramount Center, and presented by The New Center for Arts and Culture. Details forthcoming.
***Tuesday June 5: I host an Evening of Counterpoint with composer performer Alla Cohen, Ran Blake, and Darby the Red Persian Cat. Yes. A red persian cat. Honestly, my life is, at times, hilarious. 7:30 Old South Church Chapel.
***Thursday June 7: Honored at the Mass General’s the one hundred Event event at Westin Boston Waterfront. With special guest MATT DAMON!! Love him.
***Friday June 8: Judge The 48 Hour Film Project entries along with my Pulitzer Prize winning colleague/critic the Globe’s Wesley Morris and President of the Boston Society of Film critics, Tom Meek!
***Tuesday June 12-26: ITALY. You may reach me under an olive tree in Tuscany over a glass of wine and a giant bowl of pasta.