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Archive for February, 2007

The Evolution of Encores! (WIT #350)

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

The Evolution of Encores! On The Evolution of Encores!, guests Judith E. Daykin (founder), Rob Fisher (music director from founding to 2006), David Ives (book adapter for 18 productions) and Jack Viertel (artistic director since 2001) discuss the growth and success of the acclaimed musical concert series at New York’s City Center, exploring how Encores! [...]

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Kristin Chenoweth (DSC #139)

Monday, February 26th, 2007

Kristin Chenoweth From The Apple Tree. Kristin Chenoweth reminisces about her move from Oklahoma to Manhattan and how she was discovered after an all-day wait for an audition; tells how she was cast as Patty in the revival of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, but ultimately won a Tony as Sally; charts the evolution [...]

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Performance (WIT #320)

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Performance In this interview a panel of actors – Anne Heche (Twentieth Century), Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife), Martha Plimpton (Sixteen Wounded), Phylicia Rashad (Gem Of The Ocean) and Richard Thomas (12 Angry Men) – delve into their current Broadway characters and speak about how their recognition from other media affects audience perception [...]

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Mercedes Ruehl (DSC #45)

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Mercedes Ruehl From Woman Before A Glass. Mercedes Ruehl shares her passion for art and for playing art patron Peggy Guggenheim in Woman Before A Glass talks about her early training and her roles in regional theatre, her Off-Broadway success in the financial comedy Other People’s Money, and her Tony Award-winning turn in Neil Simon’s [...]

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Kevin McCollum (DSC #138)

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Kevin McCollum Producer of In The Heights and Avenue Q. Kevin McCollum talks about how his “contrarian” nature applies to his work as a producer, including mounting the 22-actor musical In The Heights Off-Broadway when many say even small musicals can’t succeed off the Great White Way, deciding to send Avenue Q to Las Vegas [...]

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