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May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm- $35
Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and all things Gatsby…Follow the journey from print to screen with excerpts from The Great Gatsby, read by stage and film actors John Bedford Lloyd and Anne Twomey, scenes from the films with commentary by Christine Vachon, producer of Z: The Beginning of Everything, starring Christina Ricci as Zelda Fitzgerald, and engaging discussion with Maureen Corrigan, NPR book critic and author of So we Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures (2014). National Book Award recipient Judy Blundell moderates. Tickets $35 each; VIP tickets $75 each includes signed copy of Corrigan’s book and preferred seating. Pictured from left: Maureen Corrigan, Christine Vachon, Anne Twomey, John Bedford Lloyd and Judy Blundell. Call the museum at (631) 751-0066 x247 for details. Chasing Gatsby is sponsored by Cathleen Hansen, blue salon & spa; Kathleen & Duffy Mich; Dr. & Mrs. Ather Mirza; Sam Aronson & Barbara Gottfried; Dr. & Mrs. Richard Dranitzke; Maryellen & Michael Lubinsky; and Jean & Bob McCarroll, The Good Steer.