Richard Ridge will be interviewing Jesse Tyler Ferguson Tuesday, July 10th at 1pm. Ferguson, plays Mitchell Pritchett on the award-winning ABC comedy “Modern Family.” The show will start filming its 10th season this fall. The show has earned five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Ferguson has also received five Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and three People’s Choice Award nominations for “Favorite Comedic TV Actor” on behalf of Modern Family.
Ferguson is currently starring in Log Cabin, an ensemble driven comedy off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, directed by Tony Award and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon, Ferguson plays Ezra, the protagonist, alongside Phillip James Brannon, Cindy Cheung, Ian Harvie, Talene Monahon and Dolly Wells. The play is currently running thru July 15.
A longstanding advocate for marriage equality, Ferguson co-founded Tie the Knot in 2012 with his husband. Under the auspices of that organization, they designed limited edition bow ties, with the proceeds going to various organizations that fight for LGBTQ equality around the world.
Conversations on Broadway: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 1 P.M. at the Robin Williams Center, 247 West 54th St. (Check-in begins at 12:15 P.M. RSVP at: https://members.sagfoundation.org/programs/10051
Also next up is Conversations on Broadway: Matt Bomer, Thursday, July 12th, 2:30 P.M. at the Robin Williams Center, 247 West 54th St. (Check-in begins at 12:15 P.M. RSVP at: RSVP at: https://members.sagfoundation.org/programs/10028
Matt Bomer is currently starring in the limited Broadway engagement of The Boys in the Band. His career has included appearances at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and the Alley Theatre and work with New York Stage and Film and Sundance Theatre Lab. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon, he has extensive experience in television and film, including The Normal Heart (Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Award, Emmy nom.), Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL, among many other credits.
SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered on presentation of these Conversations Q&A programs. Richard Ridge