Join us for a screening of Showtime's The Chi followed by a Q&A with Lena Waithe, moderated by Charlamagne Tha God.
Upon your arrival. please check-in at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's table, not the 92Y Box Office
Lena Waithe was perhaps best known as Denise, friend to Aziz Ansari’s Dev, on the critically acclaimed Netflix comedy Master of None, but now she’s a master in her own right after her history making Emmy win for writing the show’s poignant “Thanksgiving” episode.
Waithe is the Creator and Executive Producer of her own series, The Chi, a timely coming-of-age story set in Chicago’s South Side, which debuts Sunday, January 7 on Showtime. On the big screen, you can see her in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the dystopian story Ready Player One, due in theaters this March. Come see an episode of The Chi and hear from Waithe about how she is making strides as both a writer and an actress.