Open VISIONS Forum to Delve Into Life and Times of Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe, Nov. 29

Open VISIONS Forum to Delve Into Life and Times of Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe, Nov. 29

Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe

She was a legend of the silver screen, he was arguably America’s greatest playwright. Broadway producer Steven Rivellino will tell the story of their five-year marriage.

Steven Rivellino, a leading executive producer in the theatre and entertainment industries, will present “The Playwright and the Goddess: Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe.”

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is thrilled to welcome Steven Rivellino, senior fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences, on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m., for an Open VISIONS Forum (OVF) presentation on the life and times of two iconic American artists during their five-year marriage, titled “The Playwright and the Goddess: Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe.”

Rivellino is an executive producer, creative director, and a former vice president and general manager of New York’s Radio City Music Hall. His Tony Award-winning Broadway productions include Angels in America, The Ferryman, and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. Rivellino is also the author of two books: Mysterious Places, Mysterious Dreams:A Novel Memoir, and Bright Lights, Big Changes: Transatlantic Theatre at the Turn of Our Century.

After the success of his spring 2022 Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso lecture, Rivellino was invited to become a 2022-23 senior fellow in Fairfield University’s College of Arts and Sciences. For 25 years, Rivellino has lectured worldwide on theatrical production and entertainment management; as a senior fellow he will share his knowledge on the ever-changing nature of production, commercial theatre, and all-things Broadway, in master class conversations with Fairfield University students and as an OVF series lecturer.

In his next OVF presentation on Feb. 15, 2023, Rivellino will present “Berlin Cabaret 1920s-40s: The Mythical Decadence of Weimar Cabaret,” an illustrated presentation of the colorful history of Berlin Cabaret and its impact on society and politics in Germany.

The Open VISIONS Forum lecture, “The Playwright and the Goddess: Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe,” featuring Steven Rivellino on Tuesday, Nov. 29, is supported, in part, by Cohen and Wolf. Tickets are on sale now at quickcenter.com for $20 or $10 for Quick Members. For more information, contact the Quick Center Box Office at 203-254-4010, Monday through Friday, from 12 to 5 p.m.

Open VISIONS Forum: “The Playwright and the Goddess: Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe”

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Featuring Steven Rivellino, Fairfield University College of Arts & Sciences, Senior Fellow

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