Thu, Sep 04, 2014
8:00 PM

The Creative Spark: Larry Wilmore in Conversation with Brian Koppelman

The Writers Guild of America, East and 92Y


Larry Wilmore in Conversation with Brian Koppelman

In THE CREATIVE SPARK series at 92Y, Brian Koppelman (ROUNDERS, OCEAN'S THIRTEEN, SOLITARY MAN, THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE) investigates the process, ritual, habit and magic of the creative mind with brilliant writers and artists from the worlds of film, television, books and art.

The inaugural event will feature Koppelman interviewing the future host of THE MINORITY REPORT WITH LARRY WILMORE on Comedy Central.

Larry Wilmore is an Emmy Award-winning TV producer, actor, comedian and writer. He will next be seen as the host of THE MINORITY REPORT WITH LARRY WILMORE, set to premiere on Comedy Central in January 2015. He currently serves as executive producer and showrunner of the upcoming ABC comedy BLACK-ISH. Wilmore currently serves as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART." He has written for IN LIVING COLOR, THE PJ'S (which he co-created), THE OFFICE (on which he has appeared as Mr. Brown, the diversity consultant) and THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR." He also served as creator, writer and executive producer of THE BERNIE MAC SHOW earning him a 2002 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” and a 2001 Peabody Award.

Event Location

92Y - Kaufmann Concert Hall
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128