“Broadway Talks With Jordan Roth” Welcomes Cherry Jones to 92y—October 27, 2013
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FOR RELEASE ON MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
“B R O A D W A Y T A L K S W I T H J O R D A N R O T H”
AWARD WINNING STAR OF STAGE AND SCREEN
C H E R R Y J O N E S
OCTOBER 27, 2013
New York, NY – 92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, “Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth,” with award winning stage and screen star Cherry Jones on Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Jones, the Emmy and Tony® Award-winning star of “24” and Doubt, will return to the Broadway stage this season as Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie.
As always, an audience Q&A will follow the conversation. Questions for Ms. Jones can be submitted prior to the event to Mr. Roth via twitter at twitter.com/jordan_roth. Tickets are from $29 and are available at www.92Y.org/BroadwayTalks or by calling 212.415.5500.
A presentation of 92Y, “Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth” features illuminating one-on-one discussions between Mr. Roth and Broadway luminaries. Previous conversations have featured Liev Schreiber, Laura Linney, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, David Hyde Pierce, Elaine Stritch, Patti LuPone, Daniel Radcliffe, Bono and The Edge, Harvey Fierstein, Angela Bassett, Harry Connick Jr., and Nick Jonas.
Cherry Jones will return to Broadway in September as Amanda Wingfield in the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, with Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Brian J. Smith, directed by John Tiffany. Ms. Jones is a founding member of A.R.T., and earlier in her career appeared there in more than 25 productions, including Twelfth Night, The Three Sisters, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. In May she will star in Sarah Treem’s new play, When We Were Young and Unafraid, on Manhattan Theater Club’s Stage I, where she originated the role of Sister Aloysius in John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt, a performance for which she won Tony®, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Awards. Other Broadway and Off- Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater’s production of The Heiress (Tony®, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Pride’s Crossing (Drama Desk Award); The Baltimore Waltz (Obie Award); Faith Healer; Flesh and Blood; Imaginary Friends; A Moon for the Misbegotten (Tony® Award nomination); Angels in America; Our Country’s Good (Tony® Award nomination); and Roundabout Theater Company’s productions of Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Major Barbara, and The Night of the Iguana, Television: President Allison Taylor in “24” (Emmy Award), “What Makes a Family,” and most recently the series “Awake.” Film: Ocean’s Twelve, Cradle Will Rock, The Horse Whisperer, The Perfect Storm, Erin Brockovich, Signs, The Village, Mother and Child, Swimmers, and Terrence Malick’s upcoming Knight of Cups.
92Y is a world-class nonprofit community and cultural center that connects people at every stage of life to the worlds of education, the arts, health and wellness, and Jewish life. Through the breadth and depth of 92Y’s extraordinary programs, 92Y enriches lives, creates community and elevates humanity. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y in New York City annually and many more connect through digital and socialmedia, live webcasts of events, and an extensive archive of stage programs and original content produced for the web, all available on 92YOnDemand.org. A proudly Jewish organization since its founding in 1874, 92Y embraces its heritage and enthusiastically welcomes people of all backgrounds and perspectives.
Jordan Roth is the President of Jujamcyn Theaters, whose productions include the Tony® Award-winning Best Musicals Kinky Boots, The Book of Mormon, and Jersey Boys, as well as Let It Be and Forever Tango. Upcoming productions include Bullets Over Broadway and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Mr. Roth is the Broadway correspondent on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” He created Givenik.com, where theatergoers can purchase discounted tickets and give 5 percent of their ticket price to the charity of their choice. Jordan serves on the boards of The Broadway League, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Times Square Alliance and Freedom to Marry.
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