TIME STANDS STILL
WELCOMES WNYC TALK BACK TOMORROW
POST-PERFORMANCE TALKBACK TO FEATURE
WNYC’S CELESTE HEADLEE, EDUCATOR ROBIN WILLIAMS,
THE VERA INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE’S WAYNE McKENZIE, & JOURNALIST AUDREY ADAMS
TIME STANDS STILL, the Tony nominated hit play at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street), continues its talk back series tomorrow, November 2 following the 7 PM performance with an edition sponsored by WNYC.
The talk back will feature educator Robin Williams, The Vera Institute for Justice’s Wayne McKenzie, and “Talk! With Audrey” host Audrey Adams. The talk back will be moderated by Celeste Headlee, host of WNYC’s “The Takeaway.”
Each TIME STANDS STILL talk back will feature noted experts from the worlds of journalism, photojournalism, foreign affairs, and leaders in the international fight to protect journalistic freedoms. Additional talkback panelists and topics will be announced in the coming weeks.
TIME STANDS STILL stars Laura Linney, Brian d’Arcy James, Eric Bogosian, and Christina Ricci. The play is by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.
TIME STANDS STILL, follows Sarah and James (Laura Linney and Brian d’Arcy James), a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life… and everything changes – in a flash.
Tickets range from $56.50 – $121.50 with premiere seating available from $176.50 – $251.50 with standing room (when available) at $26.50. Tickets include a $1.50 facility fee. Tickets are available through Telecharge.com, by phone at 212-239-6200, or 800-432-7250, online at www.Telecharge.com or at the Cort Theatre Box Office (138 West 48th Street).
CELESTE HEADLEE is co-host of “The Takeaway” from WNYC and PRI. Previously, she was Midwest correspondent for NPR’s “Day to Day.” From 2001-2006, she was a reporter at WDET (Detroit). She got her start in radio as the local “Morning Edition” anchor at KNAU (Flagstaff, AZ). Her news reports have aired on NPR, National Native News and PRI, and she has also reported for the Detroit News. Her work has been honored with multiple awards from the Michigan Chapter of the Associated Press, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, and the Metro Detroit Society of Professional Journalists. In addition to her journalistic background, Headlee is a classically trained soprano. She has contributed pieces to Chamber Music magazine, and is the great-granddaughter of “The Dean of African-American Composers,” William Grant Still.
ROBIN WILLIAMS has been an educator for 25 years at the elementary and college levels. She has served as a translator for various organizations, as she is fluent in five languages. She is the Immediate Past Eastern Area Chair for Women’s Issues of the Links Incorporated. And currently serves as one of the co-chairs for the Greater Hudson Valley Chapter (G.H.V.C.) of the Links, Incorporated’s National Trends and Services Facet as well as President of the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Chair of the New York Metropolitan Coordinating Council for Delta, as well. Robin is also one of the Eastern Region Members of the Nominating Committee for Jack and Jill of America, Inc
WAYNE MCKENZIE is the director of the groundbreaking Prosecution & Racial Justice Program at the Vera Institute of Justice. Before joining Vera, he was a prosecutor in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office where he held several supervisory positions. He is a board member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and a Past President of the National Black Prosecutors Association.
AUDREY ADAMS is taking the digital media world by storm as an executive producer, host and publisher. After highly successful careers in magazine publishing, public relations, high fashion modeling and entrepreneurship, the Audrey Adams brand was born. Adams’ weekly interviews with experts from a myriad of lifestyle industries capture the finesse with which she expertly combines the use of digital and traditional media platforms. Media properties include, “Talk! With Audrey” radio and television: broadcast in New York (WHCR) and in California (KDEE) and “The Adams Report.”
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR TIME STANDS STILL:
- THROUGH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday 8PM, Friday 8PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 3PM
- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday 7 PM, Friday 8PM, Saturday 8PM, Sunday 3PM & 7PM
- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22 – SUNDAY, NOVMEBER 28: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday No show, Friday 2PM & 8PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 3PM
- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday 7PM, Friday 8PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 3PM
- MONDAY, DECEMBER 20 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26: Sunday, December 26 at 3PM & 7PM. There will only be two performances this week.
- MONDAY, DECEMBER 27 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 2: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday 2PM & 7PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 3PM.
- MONDAY, JANUARY 3 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 23: Tuesday 7PM, Wednesday 2PM & 8PM, Thursday 7PM, Friday 8PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 3PM