Tony Kushner and Oskar Eustis join with members of Jenin’s Freedom Theatre for October 16’s SKIRBALL TALKS.

Tony Kushner is the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, and an alumnus of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Oskar Eustis is an Arts Professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Art and Public Policy Program. He has been the Artistic Director of The Public Theater since 2005.

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The Freedom Theatre, based in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin, is dedicated to using culture and art as catalysts for social change. The production of The Siege runs at NYU Skirball from October 12-22.

Monday at 6:30 during the academic terms, SKIRBALL TALKS hosts visionaries from the worlds of politics, the arts, sciences, academia, and more. Future guests include Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler, and Eckhart Tolle. RSVPs are required and tickets must be claimed by 6:10 pm. Unclaimed tickets will be released to those on the waiting list.

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