Class Correspondent

Fresh off its record-breaking Chicago run, the new musical “War Paint,” inspired by the documentary film “The Powder and the Glory,” by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman ’64, opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre. The musical stars celebrated Broadway veterans Patti LuPone as Helena Rubinstein and Christine Ebersole as Elizabeth Arden. Directed by Michael Greif, the show reunites the creative team behind “Grey Gardens”: Doug Wright (book), Scott Frankel (music) and Michael Korie (lyrics). Marjorie Harrison, who retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2010, lives in Washington, D.C. She added her presence to the millions who participated in the Women’s March on Washington and similar protests on Jan. 21. Bob Panoff became an abuelo on Dec. 15 when his son, Joseph, and daughter-in-law, Vicky, had Clementine Elsa. Bob, a federal tax litigator, continues to live in Miami with his wife, Jeanne, and their feline children, Boots and Alfred. He writes, “Boots is a geriatric specialist, and Alfred is studying catastrophic phenomena in the world of lizards and insects.” In November, then President Barack Obama appointed Ronald Ratner to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. Ronald serves as executive vice president of development at Forest City Realty Trust, where he’s held numerous positions since 1975, including president and CEO of Forest City Residential Group. Rabbi Dennis Sasso and his wife, Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, were honored as Hoosier Jewish Legends by the Indiana Jewish Historical Society at its annual meeting in Indianapolis. Lee Stechenberg retired from general- and vascular-surgery private practice in 2014. He enjoys spending time with grandkids, playing table tennis and taking photographs.
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