50th Anniversary of A.C.T.

The American Conservatory Theatre will be celebrating it’s 50th birthday on March 18 at The Geary Theater (415 Geary Street) in San Francisco with an all-day open house and, in the evening, a reading of Dylan Thomas’s 1954 radio drama Under Milk Wood, featuring René and other actors from the A.C.T. company.

Tickets are FREE but must be reserved in advance: details on the A.C.T. website.

Marguerite / March 12, 2017 / Appearances, News

LIVE from NY Public Library Nov. 29

On Tuesday, November 29, René will be reading selections from Tom Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test in a program at the New York Public Library. And here’s the good news for those who can’t attend in person: the event will be live streamed!

The program begins at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time – more details and a link to the live stream can be found on the LIVE from NYPL website.

Marguerite / November 26, 2016 / Appearances, News

René not attending San Francisco convention

Unfortunately, although René  was asked to appear at the Creation Entertainment convention in San Francisco in mid-December, a schedule conflict means that he won’t be able to participate.

Marguerite / November 11, 2016 / Appearances

Selected Shorts November 3 and 19

René performed on two Selected Shorts programs this November.

The first was on November 3 at the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, where René read “The Deep,” by Anthony Doerr on a program titled. “Uncharted Territories”.

Then, on November 19, René read “The King of the Elves” by Phillip K. Dick in the program “Modern Fairy Tales” at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Listen for these performances to be aired on Selected Shorts on your local public radio station, or subscribe to the Selected Shorts podcast. Schedules can be found on the Selected Shorts website.

Marguerite / October 31, 2016 / Appearances, News

Garage Sale! August 3-7

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in René’s Garage Sale – he sold almost every item he brought!

René offered his personal collection of memorabilia for sale during the big Creation Entertainment Las Vegas convention to raise money for the life-saving work of Doctors Without Borders. Five special items were also sold via eBay auction.  Read more details and see photos and updates here.

Marguerite / July 13, 2016 / Appearances, Charity, News