Some of the brightest names in film, television, theater, books, advocacy and awareness are sitting down with New York Times journalists for TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter this month. Participants include Yale University professor David W. Blight, filmmaker Ken Burns, and historian Adam Goodheart; actor-producer Bradley Cooper; Tony Award-winning stars of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre revival of "Anything Goes," Sutton Foster and Joel Grey with director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall; Tony Award-winning British playwright and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard; two-time Golden Globe winner, Academy Award and Tony Award nominee Kathleen Turner; and Academy Award-winning director Gerardine Wurzburg with the two men featured in her new documentary "Wretches & Jabberers," Larry Bissonnette and Tracy Thresher, and Autism Society president and CEO Lee Grossman. Moderators for upcoming TimesTalks offerings include theater reporter Patrick Healy; arts columnist Dave Itzkoff; Jamie Malanowski, lead writer of NYTimes.com's award-winning Opinionator series, "Disunion;" and Editorial Page editor Andrew Rosenthal.
BroadwayWorld was on hand for the backstage photo op at the Tom Stoppard event, and brings you photo coverage below.
TimesTalks events takes place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City. For additional information or to purchase advance tickets, which are $30 for each interview plus service fees, please call: 1.888.NYT.1870 or visit www.TimesTalks.com.
For 13 years, TimesTalks events have been evoking intelligent and entertaining conversations among some of the world's most engaging speakers. TimesTalks was created in 1998 to help enhance relationships with existing readers, who would be able to see and hear from the faces behind the bylines, and to introduce new readers to these talented journalists. TimesTalks brings members of The Times's prize-winning editing, reporting and writing staff together with today's most celebrated talents and thinkers in thought-provoking and entertaining discussions. As wide-ranging and diverse as The Times and its readers throughout the world, TimesTalks has been designed to speak to many interests in a range of categories.
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