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Jordan Roth Continues “Broadway Talks” Series with Patti LuPone on February 6

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FOR RELEASE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010

JORDAN ROTH
CONTINUES
“BROADWAY TALKS” SERIES
AT 92ND STREET Y

CONVERSATION WITH
PATTI LUPONE
SET FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6 AT 7:30 P.M.

SUBMIT QUESTIONS VIA TWITTER

New York, NY – 92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular multi-evening 92nd Street Y conversation series, “Broadway Talks,” with two-time Tony Award-winning actress Patti LuPone. Roth and LuPone will discuss her current role in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and her recently published autobiography, among other topics of her legendary career, at 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street) on Sunday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m. 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), Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer (American Idiot) and David Hyde Pierce (La Bête). Mr. Roth’s conversation with Elaine Stritch (A Little Night Music) is upcoming on Monday, December 6th at 8:00 p.m.

An audience Q&A will follow the conversation. Questions for Ms. LuPone can be submitted prior to the event to Mr. Roth via twitter at twitter.com/jordan_roth.

Patti LuPone is currently appearing on Broadway in the new musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at the Belasco Theater and is the author of a recently published autobiography – Patti LuPone: A Memoir. A two-time Tony Award winner for her performances in Evita and the recent critically acclaimed revival of Gypsy, her most recent New York stage credits include Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd (both on Broadway and at the NY Philharmonic, when she made her debut with that orchestra) and Passion for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series, the Broadway productions of Noises Off, The Old Neighborhood and Master Class, her one woman show Patti LuPone on Broadway and three sold out concerts at Carnegie Hall. This spring she will make her debut with the New York City Ballet in their new production of Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins.

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, Elf, Fela!, Jersey Boys, A Little Night Music and the upcoming The Book of Mormon and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

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