Horton Foote: memorial to be held at the Vivian Beaumont Theater




Lincoln Center Theater will host a memorial for the award winning writer Horton Foote on Monday, 11 May at 4pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

Foote, whose most recent play 'Dividing the Estate' was presented on Broadway to critical acclaim earlier this season by Lincoln Center Theater by arrangement with Primary Stages, died on 4 Mar 2009.

Among the family, friends and colleagues scheduled to remember the Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award-winning playwright and screenwriter are writers Edward Albee, Daisy Foote and Romulus Linney, actors Devon Abner, Elizabeth Ashley, Matthew Broderick, Robert Duvall, Hallie Foote, Roberta Maxwell, Estelle Parsons, Lois Smith and Harris Yulin, singers Meghan Andrews and Betty Buckley, theater producers Andre Bishop, Casey Childs and James Houghton and director Michael Wilson, as well as his two sons, Horton Foote, Jr. and Walter Foote.

The memorial is open to the public. The doors will open at 3:30pm.