92Y appeases NYC comedy fans with new series, hosted by Judy Gold, kicking off with Whoopi Goldberg

The 92Y caught a lot of flack over its recent panel with Steve Martin because the conversation with the comedian spent more time on his love of art than it did on things that the Upper East Side venue's audience wanted to hear: Namely, things that are funny.

Whoopi_GoldJudyThey're making things much clearer in 2011.

Comedian Judy Gold is launching a new series of interviews with comedians at the 92Y, and it kicks off Feb. 17 with Whoopi Goldberg. Future comedian-on-comedian chats with Gold will be scheduled in May, June and in the fall. The 92Y hosted/curated a similar series years ago with Joy Behar.

Sean L. McCarthy

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