Part of the "Public Forum" series, the conversation will be hosted by Oskar Eustis, and moderated by Jeremy McCarter. The evening will conclude with members of The Civilians performing songs about America written by composer Michael Friedman.
The event is being held in conjunction with The Public's current production of Kron's In The Wake.
As previously reported, the series will continue with Stephen Sondheim and Tony Kushner in conversation on Monday, November 29. The evening will be hosted by Rocco Landesman, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, who has produced shows by both writers. The final event in the fall series will be Afghanistan After America, America After Afghanistan, on Tuesday, December 14.