Meryl Streep

The aclaimed actress talks her powerful body of work

For almost 40 years, Meryl Streep has portrayed an astonishing array of characters on stage and screen, garnering three Academy Awards for Best Actress and an unsurpassed record of 19 nominations. She played the titular role in Stephen Frears’ “Florence Foster Jenkins,” based on the inspiring true story of an eccentric New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer. “Florence Foster Jenkins” is just one of a number of hit films in which Ms. Streep has sung, including “Into the Woods,” for which she earned her 19th Oscar nomination, “Ricki and the Flash,” “Mama Mia,” “Prairie Home Companion” and “Silkwood,” among others. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear her talk about the connection between acting and music.