Selected Shorts in Los Angeles

René will be one of the readers on Saturday, April 1, for Selected Shorts at the Getty Museum: April Antics: Fictions & Foolery. He is scheduled to be part of the 7:00 p.m. performance, reading  “The Invisible Collection” by Stefan Zweig. Tickets and further information can be found at the Getty Museum website.

Marguerite / March 17, 2017 / Appearances, News

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

Charity auction completed

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our fall auction of memorabilia and photographs to raise money for the life-saving work of Doctors Without Borders! We raised just over $600 through the generosity of René’s fans.

Thanks for your interest and support!

Marguerite / November 11, 2016 / Charity, News

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