Rizzoli Bookstore and Simon & Schuster celebrated the 60th anniversary of "Eloise" with a conversation between "Eloise" illustrator Hilary Knight and three-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, who can be heard narrating the new "Eloise" audiobooks.

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Photographed by Jonathan Becker It goes back to a book,” says Hilary Knight, “a sketchbook from the mid-20s. My mother had taken it to the circus, and it was full of drawings, circus acts, girls hanging by their teeth, which just fascinated me. I took this book when I was a little child and drew over my mother's drawings, it so inspired me.” Add to that the musical Jumbo, in '35, Adrian's costumes for The Great Zeigfeld, in '36, and Sabu from Elephant Boy, in ’37, and it was kismet! The child with the pirouetting pen would make drawing his own form of performance. Hence the title of the exhibition that opens on April 25 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Cen

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Hosts Free Exhibit 'Hilary Knight's Stage St

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" beginning April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). This extraordinary exhibit includes some of his original artwork for Broadway, posters, costume and set designs for performances and revues, illustrations for Vanity Fair magazine (he is a contributing editor), books, albums, as well as some of his most recent work - three-dimensional portraits in stage-like settings, preliminary studies for those, and some unpublished works. He is known world-wide as the illustrator of the

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