Experience talks, conversations and readings from the 92nd Street Y's vast archive, featuring Nobel Laureates and world leaders, giants of literature and science, legendary entertainers and artists, and the fascinating people who have graced the Y's stage over the last 75 years. Actor John Turturro talks to NY 1's Budd Mishkin about his extraordinary career and the creative process. Turturro rose to prominence as a favorite of filmmakers Spike Lee and the Coen Brothers with early roles in Do the Right Thing and Miller's Crossing. He experienced commercial success with a starring role in Quiz Show. As a writer and director, Turturro has helmed three original films, including his ode to 1950s working-class Queens, Mac. He won an Emmy Award for a guest stint on Monk, and earned kudos for his portrayal of combative Yankees manager Billy Martin in the ESPN mini-series The Bronx is Burning. Important Note: This footage was recorded live and has been manufactured from the best-quality video master currently available. It has not been edited or remastered for this release. The 92nd Street Y is a unique fusion of community and culture. Since its founding in 1874, it has become an international model not only for outstanding programming in the arts, education and public discourse, but also for its pioneering community programs for children, parents and seniors.
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