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Amy Poehler, MAD MEN Panel, Salute to Broadway and More Set for Paley Center, April-May 2013


Coming up at the Paley Center: a Mad Men panel livestream, Peabody event with Amy Poehler, David Simon, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and A Salute to Broadway in honor of the annual broadcast of the Tony Awards. Details below!

Mad-ness Returns to the Paley Center

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
6:30 pm ET
New York


Jon Hamm
Kiernan Shipka
John Slattery
Vincent Kartheiser
January Jones
Jessica Paré
Matthew Weiner
Moderator: BrIan Williams

This event will be live streamed at approximately 7:15pm ET/4:15pm PT. Follow @paleycenter on Twitter and use #PaleyLiveNY to join the conversation. Tweet your questions now. Some will be chosen for BrIan Williams to ask.


Paley Center & the Peabodys: Finding Excellence in Media

Thursday, May 16, 2013
6:30 pm ET
New York


Charlayne Hunter-Gault, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation
David Simon, The Wire, Treme
Horace Newcomb, Director of the Peabody Awards

Excellence in media has always been difficult to judge, but the George Foster Peabody Awards has been doing it for more than seventy years. Our stellar panel of multiple Peabody winners will examine how the concept of excellence has evolved over the years in a variety of genres. Each of our panelists brings a special insight into creating work that is the gold standard for the industry from Amy Poehler's shrewd look at local government in Parks and Recreation to David Simon's complex investigation of urban decay in The Wire to Charlayne Hunter-Gault's incisive look at apartheid for the NewsHour. Our panel will also consider what programs have served as benchmarks over the decades, and how television can continue to create work of the highest order.

In association with the George Foster Peabody Awards

The Paley Center Salutes Broadway

Saturday, May 18, 2013
12:30 pm ET
New York

In honor of the annual broadcast of the Tony Awards, the Paley Center is happy to partner with Opera Index and the 2013 Tony Awards Film Series to screen two programs from our collection: the 1971 Tony Awards broadcast and the 1967 Armstrong Circle Theatre version of Carousel with Robert Goulet.

Special Screening: 1971 Tony Awards

12:30 pm

The 25th Annual Tony Awards ceremony (held on March 28, 1971) was a first-class affair from start to finish. Produced by the late, great showman Alexander Cohen (with a witty, literate script by Cohen's wife, Hildy Parks), it paid tribute to every show that had won the Best Musical Tony Award during the previous quarter-century. The star-studded list of participants who re-created their original roles included Zero Mostel (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Fiddler on the Roof), AlfrEd Drake (Kiss Me, Kateand Kismet), Robert Preston (The Music Man), Gwen Verdon (Can-Can, Damn Yankees, andRedhead), and Carol Channing (Hello, Dolly!). The program was hosted by Lauren Bacall, Anthony Quinn, Angela Lansbury, and Anthony Quayle.

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