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This edition: Reimagining Musicals

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 26, 2012.

First aired: April 7, 2013.

Director/Choreographer Rob Ashford, President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein Ted Chapin and Director Scott Ellis talk with moderator Patrick Pacheco about re-imagining musicals for the stage and how directors approach a work to make it fresh and reinvented, how much change is allowed by the estates who control the pieces, and the challenges they face when classic works are re-imagined, rewritten or reinterpreted in any way.

Guest List

Rob Ashford Director/Choreographer

Theodore Chapin President, Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization.

Scott Ellis Director

Patrick Pacheco Entertainment Reporter/, Los Angeles Times