Cost: $5 for dues-paying Harvardwood members; $10 for all others.
Advance Registration is REQUIRED. No tickets will be sold at the door.
DRESS CODE: Business Casual is fine for the event itself, but if you are thinking of staying for dinner, JACKETS & TIES will be required for men. No denim, sneakers, or such.
This is a joint event with THE LAMBS.
First on radio and then on television, Jack Benny was one of the most-loved comedians in American entertainment history. His radio show was launched on NBC in 1932 and moved to CBS radio in 1949, continuing through 1955. He began his television show in 1950 and Benny became as great a star in the new medium as he had been in the old. Benny's television show ran until 1965.
We are delighted that Jack Benny's daughter, Joan Benny, will be joining us to talk about her father. Joan Benny is the co-author of Sunday Nights at Seven, a joint memoir by and about her father.
Interviewing Benny will be Theater critic, dramaturg, and Harvardwood member Martha Wade Steketee. Steketee is on the Board of the League of Professional Theatre Women and on the Executive Committees of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas and of the American Theatre Critics Association. She has written extensively about historic Hollywood.
After the event, attendees are invited to stay and mingle over dinner (credit cards will be accepted) in The Lambs' Pub. (Again, jacket and tie are required in the Pub.)
Special thanks to Andy Goodwin and the Plymouth Hill Foundation.
Dues-paying Members, Register Here
Purchase tickets $5 Members & Friends
If you can't access the RSVP button above for dues-paying Harvardwood members,
please make sure you have logged in to your Harvardwood account.
If you still have issues accessing the page, your membership has lapsed and
you need to log in & renew your dues as a Full Member or Friend of Harvardwood.