Jordan Roth Continues “Broadway Talks” Series with David Hyde Pierce
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FOR RELEASE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
AT 92ND STREET Y
DAVID HYDE PIERCE
SET FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT 7:30 P.M.
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New York, NY – 92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his multi-evening 92nd Street Y conversation series, “Broadway Talks,” with Tony Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce. Roth and Pierce will discuss his current role in La Bête, among other topics, at 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). Tickets are $29 and are available at www.92Y.org/Lectures or by calling 212.415.5500.
A presentation of 92nd Street Y, Jordan Roth’s “Broadway Talks” series features illuminating one-on-one discussions between Mr. Roth and current Broadway stars. Previous conversations have featured Liev Schreiber (Tony Award nominee, A View from the Bridge), Laura Linney (Tony Award nominee, Time Stands Still), Sean Hayes (Tony Award nominee, Promises, Promises), Nathan Lane (The Addams Family) and Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer (American Idiot).
David Hyde Pierce – Sunday, October 24th, 7:30 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street
Elaine Stritch – Monday, December 6th, 8:00 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street
An audience Q&A will follow the conversation. Questions for Mr. Pierce can be submitted prior to the event to Mr. Roth via twitter at www.twitter.com/jordan_roth.
David Hyde Pierce is best known for the role of Dr. Niles Crane on the television series “Frasier”, for which he won four Emmy Awards. He made his professional and Broadway debut in 1982 as the waiter in Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy and then went on to create roles in several off-Broadway productions before returning to Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles. In the past several years, Pierce appeared on Broadway in Spamalot and Curtains, for which he won the 2007 Tony Award for lead actor in a musical, and most recently in Accent on Youth. This season he stars in the Olivier Award-winning comedy La Bête.
About 92nd Street Y: Founded in 1874 by a group of visionary Jewish leaders, 92nd Street Y’s mission is to enrich lives, create community and elevate humanity. The organization serves about 300,000 people of all ages, races, faiths and backgrounds annually through its local programs, and reaches many more through its satellite, television, radio and Internet broadcasts. 92nd Street Y awards nearly $1 million in scholarships annually and reaches out to thousands of public school children through subsidized arts and science education programs. 92Y’s new downtown venue, 92YTribeca, opened in October 2008, and features a wide range of programming including music, film, comedy and talks. For more information, please visit www.92Y.org.
Jordan Roth is the President of Jujamcyn Theaters, whose current Broadway productions include American Idiot, Fela!, Jersey Boys, A Little Night Music and the upcoming The Book of Mormon, Elf, and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.
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