The evening event at the NYU Skirball Center is free and open to the public, though tickets are required.
Come listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the Broadway hit Hamilton, and Sonia Manzano, Sesame Street's “Maria,” in a public conversation with Juan González, the Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilization at New York University.
This unprecedented event, hosted by the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities and Diversity, will take place on Monday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square, New York, NY).
González, the longtime New York Daily News columnist and Democracy Now co-host, will lead a dialogue with these acclaimed actors of stage and screen about their lives, their work, the arts, and the cultural politics that have shaped their careers and communities.
Sonia Manzano is a fifteen-time Emmy Award winning actress, novelist, and memoirist, the originator and long time embodiment of the groundbreaking character “Maria” on Sesame Street, and author of Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx.
Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Grammy and Tony Award winning actor, playwright, composer, 2015 MacArthur Fellow, and the creator and protagonist of the Broadway hits Hamilton and In the Heights.
The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required.
Sponsored by NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and made possible with the generous support of NYU’s Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities and Diversity.