James Franco and Frank Bidart, Off the Shelf
James Franco: actor, scholar, performance artist, novelist, director—and yes—poet! Second City no more, Mr. Franco debuts his latest poetry collection, Directing Herbert White, right here in Chicago. Franco shares the stage: joining him are his hero, legendary poet Frank Bidart (Metaphysical Dog); and Poetry Foundation president Robert Polito. Grab a glimpse of our era’s Renaissance man and nab a signed copy before it hits the shelves.
This program is presented in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.