British playwright Joe Orton will be the subject of a "Sunday Symposium" set for July 21 at the Westport Country Playhouse.

The program, following the 3 p.m. performance of Orton's "Loot," will feature guest speaker Francesca Coppa, an English professor at Muhlenberg College who is the editor of "Joe Orton: A Case Book." Her primary field is British dramatic literature.

The program will be moderated by David Kennedy, the playhouse associate artistic director and director of "Loot." It is free.

"Loot" will be staged July 16 through Aug. 3 at the playhouse, with the performance schedule of Tuesdays at 8 p.m., Wednesdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m.

For more information, call the theater at 203-227-4177 or toll-free at 1-888-927-7529, or visit www.westportplayhouse.org. Westport Country Playhouse is at 25 Powers Court.