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This edition: Revivals: Return To Broadway (Spring 1996)

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 25, 1996.

The panelists - President/Executive Director of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization Ted Chapin, President of the American Theatre Producers Cy Feuer, writer/critic Martin Gottfried, actor Nathan Lane (Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), actor Donna McKechnie (State Fair), book writer Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), director/choreographer Susan Stroman (Big, Show Boat), and composer/lyricist Charles Strouse (Annie) - discuss musical revivals in-depth, comparisons to new musicals such as Big, the state of musical theatre compared to the 1960s, script revisions and new designs for revivals, and the overall economics of producing Broadway musicals including the need for out-of-town tryouts.

Guest List

Theodore Chapin Moderator

Dasha Epstein Moderator

Cy Feuer Musical Director, Composer

Martin Gottfried Writer, Critic

Nathan Lane Actor

Donna McKechnie Actress

Joseph Stein Writer

Susan Stroman Choreographer, Director

Charles Strouse Composer, Writer