American Theater Wing did a schmooze at Laura Maioglio’s restaurant, Barbetta.
Patti LuPone: “What’s with workers in our Theater District? Having dinner nearby, right before a show, if you ask, ‘Where’s the Barrymore?’ — they don’t know. It’s West 47th. The restaurant’s West 46th. And they don’t know where it is?!”
Playwright David Henry Hwang: “My new musical ‘Soft Power’ is trying out on the coast. It’s political history played through China; about influencing other countries by ideas.”