This edition: "Disgraced" playwright Ayad Akhtar, plus "Brooklynite"Tweet
Original tape date: January 23, 2015.
First aired: February 7, 2015.
Playwright Ayad Akhtar discusses “Disgraced” and the issues of Muslim-American identity explored by this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama (now on Broadway at The Lyceum Theatre).
Next up, we focus on the new musical “Brooklynite” (Off Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre). The show's composer/lyricist/co-librettist, Peter Lerman; director/co-librettist, Michael Mayer and its leading man, Matt Doyle, give us a preview of this futuristic show about hipster superheroes in Brooklyn. Doyle also performs a ballad from the score, "I Am Not A Hero," accompanied by musical director, Kimberly Grigsby.
Ayad Akhtar Playwright, “Disgraced”
Matt Doyle Actor, “Brooklynite”
Peter Lerman Musical Playwright, “Brooklynite”
Michael Mayer Director, “Brooklynite”
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