Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES–Former Eastern New Mexico University student and Los Angeles playwright Robert Patrick (O'Connor) will speak to a freshmen theater class at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in the studio theatre in the University Theatre Center on the ENMU-Portales campus.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
Patrick was born in 1937 in Kilgore, Texas, and graduated from Roswell High School. He has authored over 60 published plays.
The Broadway production of his "Kennedy's Children" (1975) earned Shirley Knight a 1976 Tony Award. She repeated her role in the 1979 CBS-Cable TV production of the play.
ENMU-Ruidoso is presenting his play "You're Family" on Sept. 21-22.
For more information about his visit to ENMU, call 575.562.2373.