Fitzpatrick, Kevin

K FiztpatrickKevin C. Fitzpatrick was elected a Theatrical member on 22 May 2015. He is an author and a licensed New York City Sightseeing Guide. He is the author and editor of five books tied to New York City history:

A Journey Into Dorothy Parker’s New York (2005)
The Lost Algonquin Round Table (2009) co-editor with Nat Benchley
Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide (2013)
Dorothy Parker Complete Broadway, 1918-1923 (2014) editor
The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide (2015)
The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide (2016)

In 1999 Fitzpatrick and some friends started the Dorothy Parker Society at the Algonquin Hotel, as a literary and social society. The organization has grown to more than 5,000 members around the world. He also created, researches, and writes the “Kensico Vaudeville Project,” to document the members of the National Vaudeville Association interred in Westchester County. He leads walking tours of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Governors Island. In 2014 he was chairman of the Marx Brothers Festival, Marxfest.

Fitzpatrick served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1984 to 1989 and today resides in Manhattan. He is a member of the Guides Association of New York City, the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America, and the Long Island Living History Association.

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