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I was searching the Internet recently and came across these theater-related news posts. They might have value for you. Take a look! – David

Tom Jones (#118) September, 2006
With the world’s longest-running musical, “The Fantasticks”, back on stage in New York after a short hiatus, author Tom Jones recounts the time-honored tale of how he and Harvey Schmidt created this theatrical legend; reflects on their subsequent ventures on Broadway, including the soon-to-be-revived “110 In The Shade”; and talks about the hubris that surrounded their creation of a theatrical development workshop, the Portfolio Studio, in the wake of the early successes. Original air date – September 8, 2006.

Alfred Molina (#30) November, 2004
Late in the run of his Broadway turn as Tevye in “Fiddler On The Roof”, Alfred Molina discusses his role in that much-discussed production, recalls meeting his wife-to-be in the musical “Destry Rides Again” and his culture shock at being plucked from a small London theatre to appear in the film “Raiders Of The Lost Ark”, and shares the challenge of his manic monologue in the Broadway debut of Yasmina Reza’s “Art”. Original air date – November 19, 2004.

Catherine Zuber (#157) June, 2007
Three-time Tony Award-winning costume designer Catherine Zuber talks about the process of costume design and the nature of the collaboration between designers and a director; explains how she chooses her projects — and how many she takes on each year; recounts the challenge of creating 600 costumes for the Lincoln Center Theatre production of “The Coast Of Utopia”; describes the development of the costumes for the multiple incarnations (and changing cast members) of “The Light In The Piazza”; shares how she made the career transition from photographer to designer; and dispenses some tips to aspiring designers about how to develop their skills. Original air date – June 29, 2007.

Tim Curry (#53) May, 2005
Tony Award nominated actor (Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, “Spamalot”), Tim Curry, discusses his wide-ranging career; from “Hair” on the West End to King Arthur in “Spamalot” on Broadway; with a stop along the way for the film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. Original air date – May 13, 2005.

As always, thanks for reading!

David Caban
Producer/Host of Sunday Matinee


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