Episode 46 – Men About Town: Hirschfeld Draws Noël Coward (Online Exhibition) with Alan Pally

David sits down with guest curator Alan Pally, a trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation, to discuss our new online exhibition Men About Town: Hirschfeld Draws Noël Coward, now available to view at alhirschfeldfoundation.org/exhibitions

Recorded at The Algonquin Hotel in New York, David and Alan look back at Coward’s extraordinary career and the many figures he worked with through Hirschfeld’s drawings.

Important Links:

Men About Town: Hirschfeld Draws Noël Coward (Full Exhibition)

About the Noël Coward Foundation

The NY Public Library for the Performing Arts

The Hirschfeld Package at The Algonquin Hotel

Follow along with the show notes to view the works mentioned in this episode:

Nöel Coward

Lillian Gish

Irene Worth

John Gielgud 

Barbara Cook

Paula Laurence

Private Lives (Various Productions)

Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne

Gertrude Lawrence

The Red Peppers (from Star!), 1968

Private Lives, 1931

Daniel Massey

Raymond Massey

Laurence Olivier

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in Private Lives, 1983

Joan Collins in Private Lives, 1992

Maggie Smith and John Standing in Private Lives, 1976

Bea Lillie

Set to Music, 1939

Elsa Maxwell

Blithe Spirit

Mildred Natwick

Design For Living, 1984

Tammy Grimes

Look After Lulu, 1959

Carol Channing

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1949

High Spirits, 1964

Uta Hagen

Hirschfeld Century Podcast – Episode 45: 1964 

Oh, Coward!, 1987

Marlene Dietrich

Waiting in the Wings, 1999

Dana Ivey in Present Laughter, 1982


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