Cherry Jones Set for BROADWAY TALKS WITH JORDAN ROTH Tonight
92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with award winning stage and screen star Cherry Jones tonight, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Jones, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning star of "24" and Doubt, will return to the Broadway stage this season as Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie.
As always, an audience Q&A will follow the conversation. Questions for Ms. Jones can be submitted prior to the event to Mr. Roth via twitter at twitter.com/jordan_roth. Tickets are from $29 and are available at www.92Y.org/BroadwayTalks or by calling 212.415.5500.
A presentation of 92Y, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth" features illuminating one-on-one discussions between Mr. Roth and Broadway luminaries. Previous conversations have featured Liev Schreiber, Laura Linney, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, David Hyde Pierce, Elaine Stritch, Patti LuPone, Daniel Radcliffe, Bono and The Edge, Harvey Fierstein, Angela Bassett, Harry Connick Jr., and Nick Jonas.
Cherry Jones will return to Broadway in September as Amanda Wingfield in the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, with Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Brian J. Smith, directed by John Tiffany. Ms. Jones is a founding member of A.R.T., and earlier in her career appeared there in more than 25 productions, including Twelfth Night, The Three Sisters, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. In May she will star in Sarah Treem's new play, When We Were Young and Unafraid, on Manhattan Theater Club's Stage I, where she originated the role of Sister Aloysius in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, a performance for which she won Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, and Obie Awards. Other Broadway and Off- Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater's production of The Heiress (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Pride's Crossing (Drama Desk Award); The Baltimore Waltz (Obie Award); Faith Healer; Flesh and Blood; Imaginary Friends; A Moon for the Misbegotten (Tony Award nomination); Angels in America; Our Country's Good (Tony Award nomination); and Roundabout Theater Company's productions of Mrs. Warren's Profession, Major Barbara, and The Night of the Iguana, Television: President Allison Taylor in "24" (Emmy Award), "What Makes a Family," and most recently the series "Awake." Film: Ocean's Twelve, Cradle Will Rock, The Horse Whisperer, The Perfect Storm, Erin Brockovich, Signs, The Village, Mother and Child, Swimmers, and Terrence Malick's upcoming Knight of Cups.