Stephen Colbert Reunites With Steve Carell For The Montclair Film Festival’s Annual Celebrity Fundraiser
New Jersey Performing Arts Center to Host A Conversation With Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell on Friday, November 21, 2014
September 29, 2014, Montclair, NJ— The Montclair Film Festival today announced that Stephen Colbert will host an evening with his longtime friend Steve Carell on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in downtown Newark, NJ on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM. A Conversation With Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell, held in support of the Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading non-profit film organization, will feature the pair in an on-stage conversation, bringing these two comedy legends together for one memorable night.
From their earliest days as performers, working together at the improvisation company Second City, to their unforgettable Even Stevphen debates on The Daily Show, Colbert and Carell have a rich history of comedic collaboration. The evening will feature a multimedia presentation of rarely-seen highlights and an in-depth conversation spanning their extraordinary careers.
Tickets range from $59.50-$250.00 and will go on sale Friday, October 3rd at 10:00 AM and will be available by telephone at 1-888-GO-NJPAC (1-888-466-5722), at the NJPAC Box Office at One Center Street in downtown Newark, and online at www.njpac.org and Ticketmaster.com
A Conversation With Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell marks the Montclair Film Festival’s fourth annual fundraising event with Stephen Colbert.
“We are deeply honored by Stephen Colbert’s continued support of the Montclair Film Festival and by Steve Carell’s generosity in joining us for this event,” said Montclair Film Festival Executive Director Tom Hall. “The opportunity to see these two great performers reunite onstage promises to be unforgettable.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Stephen Colbert and the Montclair Film Festival back to our stage,” NJPAC President and CEO John Schreiber said. “This collaboration with MFF is one of the true highlights of the season, and we look forward to a great event.”
The Montclair Film Festival, Inc. (MFF), a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, nurtures and showcases the talents of filmmakers from around the region and world. MFF unites, empowers, educates and celebrates our region’s diverse cultural heritage and robust artistic community by presenting an annual spring festival and a growing assortment of engaging programs and events all year long. The fourth annual spring festival will take place in May 2015. MFF 2014 was made possible through generous support from Signature Sponsor Investors Bank; Presenting Sponsors Audi, Audible and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey; and Leadership Sponsors Chubb, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and HackensackUMC/Mountainside, among others. For information about MFF, visit www.montclairfilm.org.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey — where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. As New Jersey’s Town Square, NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the State’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted nearly 8 million visitors (including more than one million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents. Visit www.njpac.org or call 1-888-GO-NJPAC for more information.
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