National Theater Live returns to NYU Skirball with screenings of acclaimed theater from the London Stage. Launched in 2009, National Theatre Live broadcasts have been seen by an audience of over 5 million people at 2000 venues in 50 countries.
A new series, Serious Fun, invites children, families, students and teachers to experience the wonder and excitement of live performance, with age-appropriate pre-and-post show activities, including creative workshops and talkbacks. This year’s Serious Fun productions include Gala, Pirates of Penzance and MAI: Love Heals All Wounds.
Skirball Talks is a new series, featuring compelling and challenging thought leaders from the worlds of the arts, entertainment, media and politics. The series is free and open to the public. Skirball Talks launched on September 25, 2017 with author Ta-Nehisi Coates; the inaugural season also featured Tony Kushner, Lisa Kron, Slavoj Žižek, and Judith Butler.
The Skirball Talks series is made possible in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.