Bloomsday on Broadway
celebrates June 16, 1904, the most famous fictional date in literature, when Leopold Bloom walked around Dublin in the pages of James Joyce's Ulysses
. Since 1981, hundreds of acclaimed actors have joined avid Joyceans, writers, critics, and scholars on stage at Symphony Space to read selections from the book that heralded the birth of modern literature.
Bloomsday on Broadway XXIV: Leopold's Women Bloom was recorded at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City on Thursday, June 16, 2005.
Highlights Include: A Whirlwind Tour of Women in Ulysses The Chorus of 34 Mollys Mr. Bloom speaks Yiddish Barbara Feldon as Madame Bella Cohen Bernadette Quigley as Gertie Stephen Colbert as Bloom Isaiah Sheffer narrates the complete Calypso and Lotus Eaters episodes Marian Seldes reads from Finnegans Wake Fritz Weaver and Rochelle Oliver read from The Dead Terry Donnelly as Molly Plus several sopranos singing from Molly's repertoire
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