The Incomparable Katharine Hepburn

Thursday, Apr 6, 2023
From 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Online Event

Contact: AARP VA

We’ll explore Katharine Hepburn’s life and career and view some of her most memorable scenes.

About the Event 

Born to a wealthy family, Hepburn shot to early fame, winning the first of her four Oscars (a record) when only 26 years old, though - thanks to a number of Hollywood flops - she soon became known as “box office poison.” Hepburn brought about her own comeback with The Philadelphia Story and became an icon of the screen in both dramatic and comedic roles. This webinar, presented in collaboration with the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech, will feature many performance excerpts (including her single stage musical!) and discuss her screen persona as an independent woman, her legacy, and her life, including her relationship with Spencer Tracy.  

Speaker Dan Sherman is a retired economist who teaches adult education courses on theatre and opera to a wide variety of groups in the Washington D.C. area and throughout Virginia.  

How to Join

Please note that you must be signed in to your account or create an account to register for events. AARP membership is not required. Please do not opt out of event-related email, as you will be emailed a link to join the presentation via Zoom prior to the event.  If you register but miss the lecture, we will send the link to the recording so you can watch the program at a later time.  

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