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MODERN LOVE LIVE Presented by WBUR and The New York Times
June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join WBUR and The New York Times in this very special event for the second year at the Provincetown Film Festival, where the joys and tribulations of love come to life during Modern Love Live, a live recording of their hit podcast based on the popular New York Times column. This exceptional evening will include Modern Love essay readings by John Cameron Mitchell (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH), Hannah Pearl Utt (BEFORE YOU KNOW IT) and a very special guest, hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti, and accompanied by live sound design. Live music will also be featured.
Modern Love: The Podcast transforms the popular reader-submitted New York Times Modern Love essays into an immersive weekly podcast experience that takes listeners on an audio journey, bringing the poignant, honest and hopeful stories to life. Each episode features a reading performed by actors, combined with music and an intricately produced soundscape. Episodes conclude with an update and follow-up conversation with the story’s original author, provoking deeper conversation about love and
Modern Love: The Podcast debuted at #1 on the iTunes chart. The podcast launched on Jan. 21, 2016 with two episodes, featuring actors Jason Alexander and Lauren Molina. Since then, many talented actors have read for the podcast, including Kate Winslet, Colin Farrell, Angela Bassett, Uma Thurman, Ruth Negga, John Cho, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Sarah Silverman.