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Ask Me Another crew at The Bell House, their home-base venue in Gowanus, Brooklyn. (l to r) Josh Rogosin, Jonathan Coulton, Ophira Eisenberg, Jesse Baker, Eric Nuzum, John Asante, John Chaneski, Eleanor Kagan and Art Chung.
The Ask Me Another crew at The Bell House, their home-base venue in Gowanus, Brooklyn. (l to r) Josh Rogosin, Jonathan Coulton, Ophira Eisenberg, Jesse Baker, Eric Nuzum, John Asante, John Chaneski, Eleanor Kagan and Art Chung. Steve McFarland for NPR
Ask Me Another at SummerStage
Friday, June 14
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. (ET)
Add it to your calendar
Location: Central Park, map
VIPs (our Very Important Puzzlers)
From NBC's The Office, B.J. Novak
Filmmaker and comedian David Wain
Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay
Puzzlemaster Will Shortz
Studio 360's Kurt Andersen
Writer Anne Kreamer
There are any number of ways to mark the beginning of a New York City summer, but NPR is putting our chips on one special day in June when Ask Me Another kicks off SummerStage 2013 in Manhattan.
The Brooklyn-based NPR program is the first Central Park event of the famed summer-long performing arts festival this year, taping a FREE, live performance at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield on Friday, June 14 at 8 p.m. (ET).
Come see host Ophira Eisenberg, house musician Jonathan Coulton and the rest of the team test the wits, wiles and smarts of a stacked lineup of VIPs, including B.J. Novak from NBC's The Office, filmmaker and comedian David Wain, singer-songwriter Nellie McKay, puzzlemaster Will Shortz (fresh off his seven-day, table tennis tour of Alaska), Studio 360's Kurt Andersen and writer Anne Kreamer.
This post has been updated to reflect current guest bookings for the event.