We shall not cease from exploration / And the end of all our exploring / Will be to arrive where we started / And know the place for the first time.
In April 2018, seventy-five years after the original publication of “Four Quartets”—and nearly seventy years since T.S. Eliot himself read from the poem in his Poetry Center debut—Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons presented the masterwork in its entirety on the 92Y stage. 92Y now releases never-before-seen footage of the reading for a limited time only.
This special event coincided with the awarding of the inaugural Four Quartets Prize, presented by the T.S. Eliot Foundation in association with the Poetry Society of America, as well as the CD release of Irons reading all of Eliot’s poems.
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to COVID-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community.
Donate between now and October 31 and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by a group of 92Y board members—going twice as far in supporting 92Y at this critical time. Thank you for anything you can do to help.