Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, kicked off his multi-evening 92nd Street Y conversation series, "Broadway Talks," with inaugural guest, Tony Award-winning actor Liev Shreiber. Among other topics, Roth and Shreiber discussed the star's lauded turn in A View From the Bridge, at the 92nd Street Y.
Jordan Roth's "Broadway Talks" series will feature illuminating one-on-one discussions between Mr. Roth and current Broadway stars. Upcoming guests include Laura Linney (Time Stands Still), Sean Hayes (Promises, Promises) and Nathan Lane (The Addams Family). Jordan Roth is the President of Jujamcyn Theaters, which owns and operates five Broadway theaters. Current and upcoming productions include American Idiot, Fela!, Hair, Jersey Boys, and A Little Night Music.
Having just received unanimous rave reviews for his turn as Eddie Carbone in the current Broadway production of A View From the Bridge, Liev Shreiber is one of the most talked-about actors of his generation. Previous Broadway star turns in Glengarry Glen Ross and Talk Radio earned him a Tony Award and a Drama League Award, respectively. His other Broadway credits include Betrayal, In the Summer House and Moonlight. A mainstay at The Public Theater, his roles there include Macbeth (Macbeth), Henry V (Henry), Othello (Iago), Hamlet (Hamlet), Cymbeline (Iachimo; Obie and Callaway Awards) and The Tempest (Sebastian). His numerous film credits include Taking Woodstock, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Defiance, The Painted Veil, The Ten, The Omen, The Manchurian Candidate, The Sum of All Fears, Kate & Leopold, The Hurricane, Jakob the Liar, A Walk on the Moon, Twilight, Party Girl, Mixed Nuts, Walking and Talking, The Daytrippers, Scream 1-3, Sphere, Ransom, Spring Forward. He has been seen in television on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," HBO's "RKO 281" (Emmy, Golden Globe nominations), "Lackawanna Blues," "Spinning Boris" and "Buffalo Girls." Schreiber's feature film directorial debut, Everything Is Illuminated, adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer's novel, was named one of the year's 10 Best by the National Board of Review.
The current "Broadway Talks" schedule is as follows: Liev Schreiber Monday, March 1, 8:15 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street; Laura Linney Sunday, March 28, 7:30 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street; Sean Hayes Monday, May 24, 8:00 pm at 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street; Nathan Lane Sunday, June 27, 7:30 pm, Lexington Ave. @ 92nd Street.
For more information, visit www.92Y.org/lectures.