New York Times culture reporter Robin Pogrebin will moderate the 6 PM and 7:30 PM discussions of the Latino community and their contributions to the American theatre.
For the 6 PM discussion Miranda – who earned Tony Award nominations for Best Original Score and Best Performance By a Leading Actor in a Musical for In the Heights – will join fellow Tony nominee Graciela Daniele (Once on This Island, Ragtime, Follies) as well as Bianca Marroquín (Chicago) and Eugenio Derbez (Latinologues).
At 7:30 PM Emmy winner John Leguizamo discusses his career and upcoming return to Broadway in American Buffalo as well as his film "The Happening," which hits theatres June 13.
The discussions are presented in partnership with the TeatroStageFest – the second annual New York festival of Latino theatre – running June 2-15. For further information visit www.teatrostagefest.org.
The TimesTalk is held at the TimesCenter, located at 242 West 41st Street in Manhattan. Tickets, priced $20, are available by visiting www.nytimes.whsites.net/talk.