Jordan Roth Returns with “Broadway Talks” Series at 92nd Street Y Fall 2010
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FOR RELEASE ON MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
J O R D A N R O T H
“BROADWAY TALKS” SERIES
AT 92nd STREET Y
LINE-UP INCLUDES CONVERSATIONS WITH
B I L L I E J O E A R M S T R O N G & M I C H A E L M A Y E R
D A V I D H Y D E P I E R C E
E L A I N E S T R I T C H
New York, NY –92nd Street Y announced today that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, will return with his multi-evening “Broadway Talks” conversation series at 92nd Street Y in fall 2010, following a popular and successful first season. Each evening will feature an illuminating discussion between Mr. Roth and a current Broadway star. Fall guests include Billie Joe Armstrong & Michael Mayer (Creators of Broadway’s American Idiot), David Hyde Pierce (La Bête) and the legendary Elaine Stritch (A Little Night Music).
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jordan Roth back for another season of “Broadway Talks”,” said Susan Engel, Lectures Director at 92nd Street Y, the cultural and community center known for its wide-ranging talks and dialogues with the world’s most important artists, thinkers and leaders. “He not only brings the best of Broadway to 92nd and Lex, he also gives our audiences a wonderful sense of the people behind the footlights. I know they’ll enjoy this season’s talks as much as they did the first.”
“This season’s guests are once again a unique mix of remarkably talented artists,” said Jordan Roth. “I am so looking forward to taking the journey with our audiences and each of these exciting stars.”
The schedule for the Fall 2010 “Broadway Talks” series is as follows:
Billie Joe Armstrong Sunday, September 19th, 7:30 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street
& Michael Mayer
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
Tickets are $29. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit www.92Y.org/lectures or call 212.415.5500. 92nd Street Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.
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 Elf.