PAUL HECHT has starred on Broadway opposite such actors as Rex Harrison and Maggie Smith, was a Tony nominee for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and received an OBIE for the title role in Pirandello's Henry IV. He has a long and varied career in film and television and has directed and appeared in many literary events in NYC, including at least a dozen at Cornelia Street. including last year's Shakespeare celebration and, in an inspired stroke of typecasting, God in Milton's Paradise Lost.
Paul Hecht appears in the following:
Friday, June 13, 2014
A bizarre case of vanity, and the funniest ghost story ever from authors Steven Millhauser and Saki.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Guest host Hope Davis presents a coming-of-age story by Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro, and a quirky romance by Aimee Bender.
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces two tales of illusion.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
An émigré wanders through London, looking for home, and Cary Grant’s suit travels America, pursued by villains in “North by Northwest.”
Friday, May 06, 2011
Bloggers? Tweeters? My Space? Facebook? Fahgedabodit. Hundreds of years before everyone got on a digital soapbox, diarists used this intimate form to confide their loves, longings, and keen observations about the world around them. Learn more about the diaries currently on view at the Morgan Library here.
Friday, April 29, 2011
It's fitting that William Shakespeare was born in the spring—April 26, 1564—because his sonnets are crammed with sumptuous images of ripe nature bursting its bounds. The Cornelia Street Café recently celebrated the playwright’s birthday with a reading of selected sonnets.
Friday, May 07, 2010
In celebration of the bard's birthday, Cornelia Street Café hosted readings from William Shakespeare's sonnets. Listen to the readings and Elizabethan music here.