Upcoming Livecasts

Under Milk Wood: A Live BBC Radio Wales Reading (Audio Only)

Sun, Oct 26, 3 pm
BBC Radio pre-show coverage will begin at 2pm

92Y’s Poetry Center celebrates Dylan Thomas’s centenary by turning Kaufmann Concert Hall into a studio for a free reading of Under Milk Wood broadcast live on BBC Radio Wales. The Poetry Center presented the premiere of this “play for voices,” with Thomas himself leading the cast, in May 1953. Michael Sheen, who will direct the reading and lead a cast of all Welsh actors (which includes Kate Burton), has said “it’s a real honor and an absolute thrill to be able to perform Under Milk Wood in this very special year and on the stage that it first found its voice.
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The World of Ice and Fire with George R. R. Martin

Sun, Oct 26, 8 pm

George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin’s masterwork—the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time—warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones written by George R.R. Martin, Elio Garcia and Linda Antonsson.
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Super Duper Alice Cooper

Mon, Oct 27, 9:05 pm

Welcome to the nightmare! Join us for a conversation with rock legend Alice Cooper and Rolling Stone‘s Anthony DeCurtis about the documentary film Super Duper Alice Cooper.
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Amy Poehler with Seth Meyers

Tue, Oct 28, 7:30 pm

The Emmy-nominated actress, comedian and star of NBC’s hit comedy series Parks and Recreation is releasing her highly anticipated first book, a non-linear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons. Its title? Yes Please, which was exactly our response when we got the opportunity to host an event with her.
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Carol Burnett in Conversation with Rosie O’Donnell

Sun, Nov 2, 7:30 pm

Known for her comedic and dramatic roles on film, Broadway and most notably on the multiple Emmy award winning Carol Burnett Show, which was named one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time,” Carol Burnett has been honored with Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, Horatio Alger, Ace and Peabody Awards. She’s currently co-starring on Broadway in a limited run of Love Letters. Join her in conversation with the one and only Rosie O’Donnell.
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Jimmy Page with Jeff Koons

Mon, Nov 3, 7:30 pm

The first ever book by a member of Led Zeppelin. Jimmy Page is one of music’s greatest guitarists, innovators and legends—Rolling Stone called him “one of rock’s most important and influential guitar players, writers, and producers” and ranked him number nine on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time—and he’ll be talking about his life and career as the groundbreaking guitarist for one of rock’s most iconic bands. His new book Jimmy Page is his official autobiography, a photographic essay he personally created to tell his story for the very first time. Join us for a rare interview, with Jeff Koons, widely regarded as one of the most important, influential and controversial artists of the postwar era.
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Dick Cavett in Conversation with Alec Baldwin

Tue, Nov 4, 7:30 pm

Dick Cavett and Alec Baldwin have both acted, written books and hosted talk shows. Cavett’s latest book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks, shares his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons and the absurdities of everyday life. He offers piquant commentary on contemporary politics, the indignities of travel, the nature of comedy writing and the utter improbability of being alive at all. Who better to be in conversation with the legendary Cavett than the one and only Alec Baldwin?
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Anjelica Huston in Conversation with Joy Behar

Wed, Nov 12, 7:30 pm

In her new book Watch Me, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and craft of acting, her rise to stardom, her work with the many of greatest directors in Hollywood, including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Bob Rafelson, Francis Ford Coppola and Stephen Frears; about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi’s Honor; about her roles as Morticia Addams in the Addams Family films, Etheline Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums and Lilly Dillon in The Grifters; and she movingly and beautifully writes about the death of her father, the legendary director John Huston, and her marriage to sculptor Robert Graham.
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Andy Cohen in Conversation with Anderson Cooper

Fri, Nov 14, 7:30 pm

Andy Cohen is a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show “Watch What Happens Live.” He has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. What’s it like? In his new book entitled The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year Cohen goes out on the town, drops names, hosts a ton of shows, becomes codependent with “Real Housewives,” makes trouble, calls his mom, drops some more names and, while searching for love, finds it with a dog. Join us as Andy shares in his own cheeky, candid and irreverent words the very funny insider stories about his whirlwind life.
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