New York Appearance (Panel Discussion)

Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

Amy Sedaris, Richard Belzer, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon

Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon host a panel discussion to explore what America laughs at and why. Kantor has created a six-part series on comedy that will air on PBS in January 2009. His last project, Broadway: The American Musical won an Emmy Award. Maslon is an associate professor of arts at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and the author of several books.

Amy Sedaris, actress, author and comedian. She is perhaps best known as Jerri Blank from the Comedy Central television series Strangers with Candy.

Richard Belzer, comedian, writer and actor, perhaps best known for his work as Det. John Munch on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Part of the series: Funny People .

Date & Time : Sun, Dec 7, 2008, 7:30pm
Location : Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Directions
Venue : Kaufmann Concert Hall
Price : $27.00 All Sections

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*Make ‘Em Laugh will be a 6 part series exploring the history of comedy in America , narrated by Amy. Broadcast on PBS, January 2009.