Stephen Colbert Will Appear In Conversation With The Times' Sopan Deb At TimesTalks

Stephen Colbert Will Appear In Conversation With The Times' Sopan Deb At TimesTalks

TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is proud to host a conversation between Emmy and Peabody award-winning comedian, writer, producer and television host Stephen Colbert and The New York Times culture reporter Sopan Deb on August 13.

The duo will discuss Colbert's "The Late Show," which has earned Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series. The two will engage in spirited conversation about Colbert's impact on culture over the last decade as a result of his comedic talents, acerbic wit and political parodies.

This TimesTalks event will take place on August 13 at TheTimesCenter and will be live streamed on TimesTalks.com, the TimesTalks YouTube channel, and Facebook starting at 7:30PM EST. Select media passes are available. If interested, please contact Ali Rigo (ali@culturalcounsel.com) to discuss coverage opportunities.

TimesTalks, now celebrating its 20th year, is known for providing a platform for engaging and spirited discourse between the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time.

Upcoming TimesTalks include a ScreenTimes advance screening of "Crazy Rich Asians" followed by a talk with stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh and author Kevin Kwan, in conversation with the Times's Logan Hill on August 14; Rose Byrne, Chris O'Dowd, and Jesse Peretz in conversation with Logan Hill on August 15; a screening of documentary "Crime + Punishment" with New York Times Op-Ed columnist Charles Blow, and director Stephen Maing, lead N.Y.P.D. 12 plaintiff Edwin Raymond, N.Y.P.D. 12 officer Felicia Whitely, N.Y.P.D. 12 lawyer Emeka Nwokoro and private investigator Manuel Gomez on August 22; and Ethan Hawke in conversation with the Times's culture editor Gilbert Cruz on August 23.

More information about TimesTalks can be found here. Previous installments can be viewed on Youtube, including videos of Denzel Washington, Grace Jones, Margaret Atwood, Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, Jane Goodall, Annie Leibovitz, Ai Weiwei, Anthony Bourdain, Danny Bowien, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Judi Dench, "Moonlight": A Night of Music and Conversation, Tom Ford, Jim Jarmusch, Iggy Pop, Meryl Streep, and many more.

TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, pairs New York Times journalists with the most creative and seminal figures in the fields of film and theater, art, music, literature, innovation and fashion. In 2018, TimesTalks celebrates its 20th anniversary. For the past two decades, TimesTalks has provided a platform for engaging and spirited discourse among the most iconic and culturally relevant creative voices of our time, paying particular attention to those using the cultural arts as a lens for change.
Stephen Colbert Will Appear In Conversation With The Times' Sopan Deb At TimesTalks

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