Sunday, August 12 at 7pm
Midsummer Night Conversations on Creativity with Questlove and Special Guest Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Questlove will be in conversation with to-be-announced special guests about their creative process, their next challenges, and the intersection of art and commerce in their lives. In his new New York Times best-selling book Creative Quest (Ecco, 2018), Questlove shares his wisdom on the topics of inspiration, philosophy, and originality in how to consider creativity and where to find it. Creative Quest is a wide-ranging conversation around the eternal mystery of creativity.
Drummer, DJ, producer, culinary entrepreneur, author, and member of The Roots – Questlove is the unmistakable heartbeat of Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop group. He is the Musical Director for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where his beloved Roots crew serves as house band. A 5-time GRAMMY Award winning musician, his indisputable reputation has landed him musical directing positions with everyone from D’Angelo to Eminem to Jay-Z. Questlove is the author of the Mo’ Meta Blues, and Creative Quest, Soul Train: The Music, Dance and Style of a Generation, and James Beard Award nominated Something to Food About, which also won an AIGA “50 Best Books” design award. He co-produced the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hamilton, and currently serves as the Executive Music Producer and Composer on the A&E Mini Series “Roots”.
Tickets from $30/$28 GH Members - $85/$80 GH Members
Tickets at GuildHall.org; Box Office 631.324.4050 or in person daily 11am-5pm or until 30 minutes after curtain on show nights beginning May 21; Theatermania.com or 1.866.811.4111.
The John Drew Theater in the Dina Merrill Pavilion at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, New York 11937, 631.324.0806; GuildHall.org
Sponsored by Corcoran Real Estate, with additional support from Citarella, Frederick Wildman & Sons, Fleurs de Prairie, and Montauk Brewing Company. Media Sponsor: The Purist