The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Creators To Speak at Smithsonian Associates Event

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Smithsonian Associates will host a special evening with Amy Sherman-Palladino, the creator of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Dan Palladino, an executive producer who also serves as writer and director, Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6:45 p.m. at the National Museum of American History’s Warner Bros. Theater. In celebration of the show’s Dec. 6 season three premiere on Amazon Prime Video, they will discuss their inspiration behind the creation of the show, their wide-ranging careers in television and what it is like to work together on one of today’s most beloved series.

In its first two seasons, the show centered on a 1950s Manhattan wife and mother who transforms herself into a stand-up comic has gathered far more awards than can fit into a B. Altman shopping bag.

The count includes 16 Emmys, three Golden Globes, five Critics’ Choice Awards, three SAG Awards, two Producers Guild Awards, a Writers Guild of America Award and a Peabody Award.   Last year, Sherman-Palladino made Emmy history with nods for both comedy writing and directing, becoming the first person to achieve that combination of wins.

Ticket prices for the Smithsonian Associates’ presentation are $35 for general admission and $25 for members. For information, the public may call (202) 633-3030 or visit www.smithsonianassociates.org

For more than 50 years, Smithsonian Associates—the largest museum-based education program in the world—has produced vibrant educational and cultural programming that brings the Smithsonian to life. Inspired by the Smithsonian’s research, collections and exhibitions, each year nearly 1,000 public programs spark creativity and excite learning in people of all ages.

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