Modern Love


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sun, Oct 15, 2017 12:30 PM


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  • Andrew Rannells: Best known for his role as Elijah in HBO’s Girls and his Tony-nominated performance as Elder Price in Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, Rannells will read his own essay, which he recently contributed to The New York Times Modern Love column and will be featured in his upcoming book of essays.
  • Paul Sun-Hyung Lee: Canadian actor best known for his role as Appa in the 2011 play and now hit TV show Kim’s Convenience
  • Hélène Joy: Gemini Award-winning actress, best known for her roles in Murdoch Mysteries, Durham County and M.V.P.

Every Sunday, the New York Times Modern Love column presents a beautifully-crafted first-person story about the joys and tribulations of love. In this podcast based on the beloved feature, notable personalities from Judd Apatow to Laura Dern and Issa Rae read their favourite columns before getting a life update from the essayists themselves. Join executive producer Iris Adler, sound designer John Perotti, Modern Love column editor Daniel Jones and a cast of brilliant actors as they bring their favourite stories of the heart on the Hot Docs stage. Experience the intimate and moving show that everyone from The Atlantic to Vogue agrees is one of the year’s best podcasts.

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