HBO Films Career Conversation Between Mike Nichols and Jack O'Brien Tonight

HBO Films Career Conversation Between Mike Nichols and Jack O'Brien Tonight

Tonight, July 11th (7:00PM) HBO will film a rare one-on-one conversation with legendary director Mike Nichols about his life and work with theatre director Jack O'Brien, at the Golden Theatre (252 W 45th St.). An air date has not yet been announced.

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Mike Nichols is in that small circle of artists to have won the Oscar, the Tony, the Emmy and the Grammy. Among his many celebrated credits,he has directed the films WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, THE GRADUATE, CATCH 22, CARNAL KNOWLEDGE, SILKWOOD, HEARTBURN, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, WORKING GIRL, CLOSER, THE BIRDCAGE, and CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR. For television, he directed WIT and ANGELS IN AMERICA. For the theater, he directed the original New York productions of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, THE ODD COUPLE, STREAMERS, THE GIN GAME, THE REAL THING, HURLYBURLY, SPAMALOT, and the 2012 revival of DEATH OF A SALESMAN as well as presenting ANNIE and WHOOPI. His performance partnership with Elaine May was one of the most influential collaborations in the history of American comedy, and culminated in a nine-month Broadway run at the Golden Theatre in 1960-61.

Nichols will be joined in conversation by the 3-time Tony winning director Jack O'Brien whose long career has encompassed, among others,the original Broadway productions of THE FULL MONTY, HAIRSPRAY and THE NANCE as well as the epic Lincoln Center Theater staging of Tom Stoppard's THE COAST OF UTOPIA. His production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is currently playing at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

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