The Roundtable at The Algonquin

December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

369 Lexington Avenue 3rd Floor Conference Room, New York, NY, New York 10017


Event Description

For 100 years, the Algonquin has been greeting and lodging the country’s most prominent writers and literary personalities, as well as the leading figures of the American stage.

The hotel is best known, perhaps, for the members of the Round Table, a group of luminaries who had in common both the ability to fire blazing witticisms and to withstand being on the receiving end of them. The tone they set during their daily meetings set the literary style of the 1920s.

After World War I, Vanity Fair writers and Algonquin regulars Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and Robert E. Sherwood began lunching at the Algonquin. Though society columns referred to them as the Algonquin Round Table, they called themselves the Vicious Circle. “By force of character,” observed drama critic Brooks Atkinson, “they changed the nature of American comedy and established the tastes of a new period in the arts and theatre.”

Join us on Thursday, December 5th at 7:00pm for dinner, cocktails and conversation at one of the most iconic tables in NYC.

*Gentlemen must wear jackets*
*Price includes dinner entree, desserts, beer, wine, cocktails (limit two per person)


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