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The And Scene Theater Podcast

Michael Salerno

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The And Scene Theater Podcast
36 min2018 MAY 28
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Welcome to this week’s episode of the And Scene Theater Podcast! In Act 1, we bring you the latest theater news including a very exciting update on last week’s guests, the Lazour Brothers, NBC’s newest live TV musical production, and whether criticism of “the Tony Awards are a commercial” is warranted.
Then in Act 2, we have part 3 of our ongoing series of Diversity in Playwriting.  This time, we bring you brief summaries of the work of our first writers in this series that dabble in musical theater: David Henry Hwang and Kirsten Childs!
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NEWS SOURCES Lazour Bros: https://www.americantheatre.org/2018/05/22/art-2018-19-season-to-contain-3-world-premieres/ Hair: http://tvline.com/2018/05/24/hair-live-nbc-musical-spring-2019/ Soft Power: http://www.laweekly.com/arts/soft-power-david-henry-hwangs-political-fantasia-envisions-an-inclusive-future-9461432 Tonys: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leeseymour/2018/05/23/the-tony-awards-crass-commercial-or-necessary-institution/amp/ Kirsten Childs The Interval Interview: http://www.theintervalny.com/interviews/2017/07/an-interview-with-kirsten-childs/Bubbly Black Girl Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/27/theater/the-bubbly-black-girl-sheds-her-chameleon-skin-review.html MUSIC CREDITSOverture, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Angel Records, 1996. Overture, Annie Get Your Gun: An Original Cast Album, Masterworks Broadway, 1966.