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Billy Porter to Speak at Symphony Space
October 28, 2021, 10:30.06 am ET


Symphony Space will present award-winning actor Billy Porter discussing his critically acclaimed new memoir “Unprotected” on Wednesday, November 3 at 8pm. The book (which comes with a ticket to the event) recounts Porter’s lifelong struggle to heal the deep psychological wounds from his childhood. The event will also be livestreamed.

Porter received both a Tony Award and Grammy Award for his role as Lola in the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots.” He also received the Emmy Award for his work as Pray Tell on the FX series “Pose.” Porter was most recently seen in the popular Netflix film “Cinderella.”

Other celebrities appearing at Symphony Space in November include actor Kal Penn, playwright Sarah Ruhl (in conversation with actress Cynthia Nixon), and musical group Mile Twelve.

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