Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Now, May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering Friday, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series. BroadwayWorld was there for the NYC premiere and you can check out photos below!

With charm and wit, Nichols discusses his life and 50-year career as a performer and director. Mike Nichols:AMERICAN MASTERS features new interviews with his friends and colleagues, including Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, Paul Simon, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Bob Balaban, Tony Kushner, Neil Simon, Frank Langella, James L. Brooks and many others, conducted by film, TV and theater producer Julian Schlossberg (Bullets Over Broadway, AMERICAN MASTERS - Nichols & May: Take Two, American Masters: The Lives of Lillian Hellman). Schlossberg also conducted an exclusive interview with Nichols for the film. The documentary features insights and highlights from Nichols' acclaimed films, including The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Catch 22, Silkwood, Biloxi Blues, Working Girl, Angels In America and Charlie Wilson's War,as well as his theatrical productions Barefoot in the Park, Luv and The Odd Couple.

Launched in 1986, AMERICAN MASTERS has earned 28 Emmy Awards - including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series since 1999 and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special - 12 Peabodys, an Oscar, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards and many other honors. The series is a production of THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET and also seen on the WORLD channel. To take AMERICAN MASTERS beyond the television broadcast and further explore the themes, stories and personalities of masters past and present, the series' companion website (http://pbs.org/americanmasters) offers streaming video of select films, interviews, photos, outtakes, essays and more.

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Executive producer Michael Kantor

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Lee Grant

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Matthew Broderick

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Matthew Broderick

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Executive producer Michael Kantor and Matthew Broderick

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Letty Aaronson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Letty Aaronson

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Bob Balaban

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Mark Insdorf and Annette Insdorft

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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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Liliana Greenfield-Sanders and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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Executive producer Michael Kantor and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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Saundra Santiago

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Saundra Santiago

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Saundra Santiago

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Producer Julian Schlossberg

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F. Murray Abraham

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F. Murray Abraham

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
President and CEO of WNET Neal Shapiro a

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Producers Susan Lacy and Michael Kantor

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Phil Donahue

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Phil Donahue

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Phil Donahue

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Phil Donahue

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Ben Shenkman

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James Lapine

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Letty Aaronson

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Tony Kushner

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
Tony Kushner

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of AMERICAN MASTERS: MIKE NICHOLS
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