Remy Bumppo's Between the Lines events feature guest experts sharing their insights about a play that is being performed at the theatre company. This Between the Lines discussion on The Importance of Being Earnest featuresTodd Bauer. Bauer has taught British and American drama at the Newberry Library for the past ten years. Last year he directed a program entitled Pinter & Perspective in which he explored the power dynamics in Pinter’s The Birthday Party by casting both disabled and non-disabled actors. Currently he is the visiting artist at Visible Theatre in New York, which was recently awarded an NEA Challenge America Grant. He is also a playwright and was a resident at the Ragdale Foundation in 2008.
Recorded Saturday, December 10, 2010 at the Greenhouse Theater Center.