Debbie Reynolds Will Appear at 92nd Street Y

By Adam Hetrick
March 18, 2013

Academy and Tony Award-nominated show business veteran Debbie Reynolds will discuss her new memoir "Unsinkable" with Leonard Lopate April 3 at the 92nd Street Y.



The 8 PM discussion on April 3 marks actress Reynolds' only New York appearance as part of her book tour. "Unsinkable" will be released April 2.

Here's how 92nd Street Y bills the booking: "Singin' in the Rain." Eddie Fisher. "Aba Daba Honeymoon." Elizabeth Taylor. "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." Disastrous marriage. "The Singing Nun." "Will and Grace." Paul Simon. Academy Award nominations. Broadway. Living in her Cadillac. Princess Leia's Mom. Debbie Reynolds has so many stories to tell. She came to Hollywood at 16 and has had a rollercoaster career ever since. Her new memoir, "Unsinkable," is aptly named.

Individuals who purchase the book at the event will be able to meet Reynolds.

Reynolds last appeared on Broadway when she succeeded Raquel Welch in the Kander and Ebb musical Woman of the Year. Lauren Bacall originated the role. Reynolds earned a Tony nomination for her 1973 Broadway debut in Irene and also performed a limited engagement of Debbie at the Minskoff Theatre in 1976. She earned an Academy Award nomination for her work in the movie musical "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." The triple-threat is also known for performances in "Singin' in the Rain," "How the West Was Won" and "The Catered Affair" as well as her TV show, "The Debbie Reynolds Show."

For tickets visit 92Y.org.