Very Tall Man At Granoff

(4.25) Brown University presents an evening with screenwriter Ian Maxtone-Graham and historian Ted Widmer. (We’ve written about Widmer before. Resumé includes: President Clinton speechwriter; Martin Van Buren rehabilitator; Lord Rockingham of Upper Crust fame.)

The recipient of seven Emmy Awards, Maxtone-Graham (Class of ’83) will share observations from his work in television. He has written for Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons (including the famous tomacco episode), Veep, and more.

At 6’8″, Maxtone-Graham inspired a character on The Simpsons, “Very Tall Man”, who first appeared in “22 Short Films About Springfield.”

5:30pm, Tuesday, April 25, Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street, (directions)

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