TimesTalks to Feature Mike Nichols, Alanis Morissette, John Cusack and E.L. Doctorow

By Adam Hetrick
April 9, 2012

Death of a Salesman director Mike Nichols, "Ragtime" author E.L. Doctorow and Golden Globe nominee John Cusack will be part of the New York Times upcoming TimesTalks events.

"Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus will sit with New York Times television reporter Bill Carter to discuss her career and role on the new TV series, "Veep," April 13 at 6:30 PM.

"High Fidelity" and "Bullets Over Broadway" actor Cusack will join culture reporter David Itzkoff to discuss his upcoming role in the Edgar Allen Poe film "The Raven," April 17 at 6:30 PM.

Doctorow and fellow authors Margaret Atwood and Martin Amis will sit with A.O. Scott for a 6:30 PM event on May 2 that is presented in association with the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.

Tony and Academy Award-winning director Nichols will discuss his staging of the current Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, May 7 at 6:30 PM.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette will join music critic Jon Pareles to discuss her musical career and her upcoming album June 19 at 6:30 PM.

The TimesTalks series is held at the TimesCenter, located at 242 West 41st Street in Manhattan. Tickets are available by visiting TimesTalks.