“Live at The Lortel”
Announces New 2021 Guest Slate
Jan. 4 – Whitney White & Peter Mark Kendall
Jan. 11 – Anna Deavere Smith
Jan. 25 – Phillipa Soo
Feb. 1 – Krysta Rodriguez
Live on YouTube via LiveatTheLortel.com
The Lucille Lortel Theatre today announced its new 2021 guest lineup for its popular “Live at The Lortel” virtual conversation series. Kicking off the new year are artists/performers Whitney White and Peter Mark Kendall, creators of Capsule (January 4), Anna Deavere Smith (January 11), Phillipa Soo (January 25), and Krysta Rodriguez (February 1).
The live interviews will take place Mondays at 7:00 PM EST, offering theater fans the opportunity to view interviews and participate in a Q&A with artists. To join the audience, please visit www.liveatthelortel.com.
Hosted by Eric Ostrow along with co-hosts Joy DeMichelle, John-Andrew Morrison, and Daphne Rubin-Vega, season two of “Live at The Lortel” is dedicated to amplifying the voices and stories of people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and artists who stand in solidarity with the continued fight against institutional racism and racial injustice. Theater makers will delve into their thoughts on the future of theater during this period of radical change. They will also discuss their craft, as well as their professional and personal projects that help to make theatre and the world more equitable.
Following each live interview, podcast episodes of “Live at The Lortel” will be available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and Soundcloud as follows:
Monday, January 4 – live
Podcast release: January 11
Monday, January 11 – live
Podcast release: January 15
Monday, January 25 – live
Podcast release: January 29
Monday, February 1 – live
Podcast release: February 5