Affair: PaleyLive LA: American Crime Q&A Screening
When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Hot Spot: The Paley Center for Media, Los Angeles, CA
Deets: The Paley Center for Media will present a PaleyLive LA event with the cast and creative team of ABC’s American Crime on Wednesday, March 1st at its Beverly Hills location. This will be the first time Paley Center has produced an event with the series and the following are scheduled to attend: Felicity Huffman, “Jeanette Hesby”; Lili Taylor, “Clair Coates”; Connor Jessup, “Coy Henson”; Richard Cabral, “Isaac Castillo”; Benito Martinez, “Luis Salazar”; Ana Mulvoy-Ten, “Shae Reese”; Mickaëlle X. Bizet, “Gabrielle Durand”; John Ridley, Creator & Executive Producer; and Michael McDonald, Executive Producer.
“We are excited to welcome this critically-acclaimed series to the Paley Center stage for the first time ever, in what we know will be an entertaining, engaging and insightful conversation,” said Maureen J. Reidy, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “PaleyLive programs continue to give TV fans the most thrilling and intimate experience by bringing together the talented actors, writers, and creators with the audiences that love them.”
ABC’s limited anthology series, created by Oscar-winner John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), has deftly tackled complex social issues including sexual assault during its first two seasons. In this installment, the fourteen time Emmy-nominated series featuring a gifted ensemble cast, including Felicity Huffman and Lili Taylor, will dive into timely topics such as forced labor issues in the agricultural community, economic divides, individual rights, and modern-day indentured servitude. The series will also take a look at how people from various backgrounds approach and react to a crime.
The PaleyLive LA event features the series cast and creatives for an intimate panel discussion and audience Q&A following an exclusive screening of Season 3 ahead of the March 12 premiere on ABC.
Who You May Spot: Felicity Huffman, “Jeanette Hesby”; Lili Taylor, “Clair Coates”; Connor Jessup, “Coy Henson”; Richard Cabral, “Isaac Castillo”; Benito Martinez, “Luis Salazar”; Ana Mulvoy-Ten, “Shae Reese”; Mickaëlle X. Bizet, “Gabrielle Durand”; John Ridley, Creator & Executive Producer; and Michael McDonald, Executive Producer.
Hint For The Average Socialite: Paley Center Supporting and Patron Members can purchase tickets beginning February 1, 2017 at 9:00 am PT. Tickets go on sale for Paley Center Individual Members on February 2, 2017 at 9:00 am PT, and to the general public on February 3, 2017 at 9:00 am PT. For more information, panel updates, and to purchase tickets please visit paleycenter.org.
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