This edition: Playwright Douglas Carter Beane on Xanadu, plus Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer and lyricist Steven Sater of Spring AwakeningTweet
Original tape date: September 22, 2007.
Playwright DOUGLAS CARTER BEAN, explains WHY he is devoting his extensive talents to transforming the 1980 disco-fantasy-flop film, XANADU, into a a madcap musical comedy for Broadway and explains his chances for winning the 2007 Best Play Tony for which he was nominated (taped June 1, 2007).
Also Tony-winning librettist/lyricist STEVEN SATER and tony-winning director MICHAEL MAYER discuss putting together their triumphant musical SPRING AWAKENING. (Cameo appearances by Duncan Sheik, Bill T. Jones, Michael Musto and Jesse Green of The New York Times.)
Douglas Carter Beane Playwright
Michael Mayer Director, “Spring Awakening”
Steven Sater Librettist, “Spring Awakening”
- Halloween Gala
- Monday, September 17 - 8:00pm
- Tribute to Edward Albee
- Monday, September 10 - 8:00pm
- Saturday, September 15 - 8:30pm
- Sunday, September 16 - 7:00am
- Monday, September 17 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"
- Monday, September 3 - 8:00pm
- Saturday, September 8 - 8:30pm
- Sunday, September 9 - 7:00am
- Monday, September 10 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- "Edward Albee's Three Tall Women"
- Monday, August 27 - 8:00pm
- Saturday, September 1 - 8:30pm
- Sunday, September 2 - 7:00am
- Monday, September 3 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
- "Frozen" songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez; The Broadway League president Charlotte St. Martin
- Saturday, August 25 - 8:30pm
- Sunday, August 26 - 7:00am
- Monday, August 27 - 7:30am, 1:30pm