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Historical Re-Enactments: Dorothy Parker

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Dorothy Parker was the wittiest woman of the 1920s. She held court at the Round Table at the Algonquin Hotel in NYC in the 1920s. Her accomplishments include writing the screenplay for A Star is Born. Come learn about Dorothy’s escapades in New York, in Hollywood, and as she travels in Europe, spending time at a home which inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to write The Great Gatsby. Come listen to excerpts of her stories, magazine articles from Vanity Fair and The New Yorker and her poems, including those form her best seller, Enough Rope. Once you get to know (or renew your acquaintance of) Dorothy Parker, you will see why she was considered a legend in her own time.