If you’re anything like us, you’d watch Meryl Streep reading her shopping list, let alone poetry. At this years Poetry & the Creative Mind gala you’ll have the chance to watch this iconic actress breathe life into some of the worlds finest poetry.
Every year for National Poetry Month in April, the Academy of American Poets hosts a gala celebration of poetry and the impact it has across the creative arts. The gala brings famous actors, artists and public figures on one stage sharing their favorite poems. This year, along with Streep, you’ll be able to see Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Alexander, Wayne Brady, Maurice Hines, Madhur Jaffrey, Sebastian Junger, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Amanda Palmer and Meg Ryan.
The gala will be held at 6:30 PM on April 19, and ticket prices are being sold for between $45 to $75… a small price to pay to watch such amazing talent share something so deep personal.