"Barbara Cook Talks with Nancy Franklin/A Conversation with Music" will be offered Oct. 1 at 7 PM at the Manhattan venue.
The event is presented by The New Yorker Festival.
Cook, a Broadway legend who won the 1958 Tony Award (Featured Actress) for playing Marian the Librarian in the original production of The Music Man, is a Grammy winner, and received a Grammy nomination for the DRG album "Count Your Blessings." In 2010, she was nominated for a Featured Actress Tony Award for her appearance in Sondheim on Sondheim. She originated the role of Amalia in the Broadway premiere of the musical She Loves Me, and was Cunegonde in the original production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide.
The actress was recently named one of the 2011 Kennedy Center Honorees.
Nancy Franklin has worked at The New Yorker since 1978, and currently writes the On Television column. From 1994 to 2002, she was one of the magazine’s theatre critics.
SVA Theatre 2 is located at 333 West 23rd Street. For tickets, priced $35, visit http://www.newyorker.com/festival/tickets or call (800) 440-6974.