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Monday, 06 June 2011 17:02

Jordan Roth Continues His Popular BROADWAY TALKS Series with Bono and The Edge

J O R D A N   R O T H

CONTINUES HIS POPULAR

“BROADWAY  TALKS” SERIES

AT 92ND STREET Y

WITH

B O N O  &  T H E  E D G E

ON THE EVE OF OPENING NIGHT

FOR “S P I D E R – M A N  T u r n  O f f  T h e  D a r k”

ON BROADWAY

SET FOR MONDAY, JUNE 13 AT 8:00 P.M.

SUBMIT QUESTIONS VIA TWITTER

New York, NY – 92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, will continue his popular multi-evening 92nd Street Y conversation series, “Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth” with Grammy Award-winning musicians Bono and The Edge, on the eve of the Opening Night of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. Roth, Bono and The Edge will discuss the Broadway show and the latest recording (Music from SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark) at 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street) on Monday, June 13th at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets are $35 and are available at www.92Y.org/BroadwayTalks  or by calling 212.415.5500

A presentation of 92nd Street Y, “Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth” features illuminating one-on-one discussions between Mr. Roth and current Broadway stars.  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 and Daniel Radcliffe.

An audience Q&A will follow the conversation. Questions for Bono and The Edge can be submitted prior to the event to Mr. Roth via twitter at twitter.com/jordan_roth.

The album, Music from SPIDER-MAN Turn off the Dark will be released on 14th June by Interscope Records, is produced by Steve Lillywhite and has 14 new tracks written by Bono and The Edge especially for the Broadway production. Songs are performed by the cast including Reeve Carney in the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man,  Jennifer Damiano in the role of Mary Jane, T.V. Carpio as Arachne and Patrick Page as the Green Goblin, with additional contribution from Bono and The Edge and music performed by the production’s twenty-piece orchestra.

About 92nd Street Y: Founded in 1874 by a group of visionary Jewish leaders, 92nd Street Y’s mission is to enrich lives, create community and elevate humanity.  The organization serves about 300,000 people of all ages, races, faiths and backgrounds annually through its local programs, and reaches many more through its satellite, television, radio and Internet broadcasts.  92nd Street Y awards nearly $1 million in scholarships annually and reaches out to thousands of public school children through subsidized arts and science education programs. 92Y’s new downtown venue, 92YTribeca, opened in October 2008, and features a wide range of programming including music, film, comedy and talks.  For more information, please visit www.92Y.org.

Jordan Roth is the President of Jujamcyn Theaters whose current productions include: The Book of Mormon, The House of Blue Leaves, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Jersey Boys, and the upcoming return of HAIR on Broadway. He also created Givenik.com, where theatergoers can purchase discounted tickets and give 5% of their ticket price to the charity of their choice.   

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