We shall not cease from exploration / And the end of all our exploring / Will be to arrive where we started / And know the place for the first time.
Seventy-five years after the publication of "Four Quartets"—and nearly seventy years since T. S. Eliot himself read from the poem in his Poetry Center debut—Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons returns to 92Y's stage to present the masterwork in its entirety. This special event coincides with the awarding of the inaugural Four Quartets Prize, presented by the T. S. Eliot Foundation in association with the Poetry Society of America, as well as the CD release of Irons reading all of Eliot's poems.
Jeremy Irons is an English actor. He has appeared in numerous West End theatre productions, including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew. He received a Tony Award for Best Actor in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. Irons has played major roles in many films, including The French Lieutenant's Woman, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor, and Dead Ringers, for which he wont an Academy Award for Best Actor. He has also received a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his roles on TV.
Co-sponsored by the Unterberg Poetry Center and the Poetry Society of America.
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Kaufmann Concert Hall
1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128