Recent UpClose artist interview events have included discussions with Cherry Jones, Tony Danza, Judy Kaye, Laura Benanti, Christine Ebersole, Beth Leavel, Elaine Paige, David Hyde Pierce, David Schwimmer, and Michael Shannon, among many others.
Recent Industry Insider events, which allow audiences to participate in discussions with theater professionals about working in different aspects of the theater industry, have included composer and conductor David Friedman, critic and author Peter Filichia, the costume and set designers of Nathasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Mimi Lien and Paloma Young, playwright and director James Lapine, President of public relations agency O&M Co. Rick Miramontez, composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, executives from advertising agency Serino Coyne, Casting Director Bernard Telsey, and more.
In addition to these two series, other recent events have included:
Celia Keenan-Bolger and Cherry Jones, Drama League Theater Center, October 2013
Pasek & Paul at the BMI Studios, May 2013
Susan Blackwell and Laura Benanti, Drama League Theater Center, September 2013
Day trip to see A Streetcar Named Desire at Yale Rep Theatre, October 2013
Perfect Picture: The Album Pre-Release Concert, Drama League Theatrer Center, October 2013
Gabriel Shanks and Stewart F. Lane at the Palace Theatre, May 2011
David Schwimmer, ART/NY Studios, September 2012
Rob McClure and Tony Danza, Drama League Theater Center, October 2013