Benchley, Behrman, & Bishop: Wit, Wisdom and Whimsy from Worcester's Greatest Writers
Have a glass of wine - or two, and enjoy the wit and whimsy of some of Worcester's greatest writers. "Benchley, Behrman, & Bishop" is a three-part performance series taking place on the fourth Thursday in June, July and August.
The final performance on August 23 promises laughs with a reading of The Sex Life of the Polyp, from Robert Benchley’s 1928 outrageously hilarious short film which documents a dim-witted doctor attempting to discuss the sex life of a polyp to a woman's club. Excerpts from The End of Summer by S.N. Behrman will also be performed. Considered to be one of Behrman’s best-written plays, The End of Summer details the story ofa liberal household threatened by a devious psychoanalyst who is able to play upon their weaknesses in his desire for wealth and power.
Poetry by Elizabeth Bishop will also be read. An honor bar and hors d'oeuvres will be available.
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