Feb 17, 2008

about Judson Memorial Church

(38 days 'til ...)

On Thursday, March 27, orphanistas will be served dinner (Chinese dumplings) in the main sanctuary of Judson Memorial Church. This historic building, designed by Stanford White, sits on the south side of Washington Square Park. (We will see it in some of the films we screen, especially in Dan Drasin's Sunday, 1961.)

By 1960 the Judson had developed a national reputation for opening the church to avant-garde artists. The grand room in which we will be dining has hosted many notable dance, theater, and music performances -- including Oldenberg's Happenings, viz: