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This edition: Pop Music and the New Musical (Fall 2005)

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 15, 2005.

Artists with their feet in both pop music and musical theatre—Stephen Bray and Allee Willis ("The Color Purple"), Rupert Holmes ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood"), Lucy Simon ("The Secret Garden") and David Yazbek ("The Full Monty")—talk about the parallels and intersections of those two worlds.

Guest List

Stephen Bray Composer/Lyricist, “The Color Purple”

Thomas Cott Director of Marketing & Special Events, Lincoln Center Theater

Sondra Gilman Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

Rupert Holmes Composer-Lyricist-Librettist, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

Douglas Leeds Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

Lucy Simon Composer, “The Secret Garden”

Allee Willis Composer/Lyricist, “The Color Purple”

David Yazbek Composer/Lyricist, “The Full Monty”