Tyler Perry Live in New York

Tyler Perry Live in New York

Tyler Perry will be participating in the 2009 NEW YORKER FESTIVAL (taking place at various venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn Oct 16 – 18).

Published September 28, 2009

tylerperry2Tyler Perry will be participating in the 2009 NEW YORKER FESTIVAL (taking place at various venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn Oct 16 – 18).

In a rare opportunity to get to know the iconic filmmaker Tyler Perry, he will sit down for an hour-long interview with The New Yorker’s editorial director Henry Finder at 4PM on Saturday 10/17 at Cedar Lake Theater in Chelsea. Tickets are $27 each.

Also a featured event at this year’s 10th Anniversary Festival will be a Saturday night sneak-preview of “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.” After the screening, The New Yorker’s Kelefa Sanneh will talk with Sapphire and the film’s director, Lee Daniels . Lionsgate will release “Precious” in theaters on November 6th. The screening and interview will take place at 8PM on Saturday, 10/17 at the Directors Guild of America in midtown Manhattan. Tickets are $25 each.

To buy tickets go to newyorker.com/festival or call 800-440-6974.  A portion of the ticket proceeds from this year’s Festival will be donated to the Harlem Children’s Zone, which offers a holistic network of education, social services and community-building programs to children and families in Harlem.

Written by Clay Cane

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