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In Your Face - New York

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An extravaganza of stories, sketches and songs

A raucous, head-on collision between a Marx brothers romp and the New York Review of Books.

In Your Face–New York captures the spirit, the energy, the music, noise and creativity of this capital of the world. It’s a live performance extravaganza and also a video/audio podcast that features the best of New York’s actors, writers, musicians and more.

The 2018-19 season's hosts will include author and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik with the boundary-pushing band BETTY, food writer Ruth Reichl and MSNBC's Ari Melber. Featuring Fiddler on the Roof violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Josh Bazell and author Lisa Lewis, plus sketches by Sex and the City writers Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky. Music is led by jazz legend Jay Leonhart and the 1-Train Band. The 2017-18 season featured Isaac Mizrahi, Mo Rocca, Nancy Giles, Roz Chast, Patricia Marx and Judy Kuhn.