Abingdon Theatre Company- Presents Brian Richard Mori’s HELLMAN V. MCCARTHY Fearturing Dick Cavett

 
Hellman V. McCarthy
By Brian Richard Mori
Featuring Dick Cavett
with Peter Brouwer, Susanne Marley,
Carole Monferdini, Ricky Oliver,
and Jeff Woodman
mmmmmmmmmm mmmmDirected by Jan Buttram
mmmmmm mmmmmmmmmMonday, July 15 @ 7pm

HELLMAN V. McCARTHY is based on the greatest literary feud in modern American history. On January 24, 1980, Mary McCarthy appeared as a guest on “The Dick Cavett Show” and declared that “every word [Lillian Hellman] writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.’” Hellman being Hellman (even her friends feared her venom) went ballistic and sued McCarthy for libel. The suit spanned more than four years and was the talk of the literary community.

FREE

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