This edition: Remembering Mel Gussow & "Spamalot"
Original tape date: April 29, 2005.
Drama Critics Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood of "The New York Times" are on board to pay tribute to the late "Times'" cultural reporter MEL GUSSOW and introduce a fascinating interview with Gussow from 2004 on his book "Conversations with Arthur Miller'" about the legendary playwright who also died this year.
Next up, an interview with two outstanding supporting performers from MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Christopher Sieber and this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Featured actress, SARA RAMIREZ. They talk about creating the over-the-top Broadway hit with director Mike Nichols.
Ben Brantley Drama critic, The New York Times
Charles Isherwood Theater Critic, The New York Times
Sara Ramirez Actress, Monty Python’s Spamalot
Christopher Sieber Actor