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Professional Directions: Conversation w/Writer Cheri Magid (NYU)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Green Room
430 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Cornell Performing & Media Arts - PMA will host Writer Cheri Magid (New York University) in conversation on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 12-1pm in the Green Room, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

This event is part of the Professional Directions Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.

Magid is an Assistant Arts Professor in Dramatic Writing at New York University. Her plays have been seen at Primary Stages, New Georges, The New Group, The Women’s Project, Rattlestick and The Lark, among others. She is currently a member of the Dorothy Strelsin Playwright Group at Primary Stages, was the Tennessee Williams Playwright in Residence at Sewanee University of the South in 2015-2016, a 2014 Audrey Resident at New Georges, and a 2014 Walter E Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.

Magid wrote the screenplay Story of D, about the real story behind the writing of the famous sadomasochistic novel Story of O, for Nicole Kidman, and adapted the book Heart of the Game for film producer Richard Wiener (Any Given Sunday).

Additionally, Magid writes for the Emmy-award-winning children’s television show Arthur.

Event Type

Special Event


Department of Performing and Media Arts


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Contact Name

Cindy K. Greco


Cheri Magid

Speaker Affiliation

New York University

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