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This edition: Bedlam "New York Animals" and Classical Theatre of Harlem's "The First Noel"

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 11, 2015.

First aired: December 12, 2015.

Playwright/lyricist Steven Sater discusses his new play “New York Animals” (with new songs Sater wrote with composer Burt Bacharach), directed by BEDLAM Artistic Director Eric Tucker, plus a performance by Jo Lampert with Debra Barsha on keyboard.

Next up, we look at “The First Noel,” a new holiday production at The Classical Theatre of Harlem. Guests Ty Jones, CTH's Artistic Director; Managing Director David Roberts; and Steve H. Broadnax, director of the musical at the Apollo Theater join Susan Haskins and guest co-host Nancy Giles of “CBS Sunday Morning” to discuss the show. Nia ­­­­­­­­Caesar, Nathaniel Stampley and other cast members from the show also perform two numbers from its score.

Guest List

James Alexander Performer, “The First Noel”

Debra Barsha Musical Director, “New York Animals”

Steve H. Broadnax Director, “The First Noel”

Nia Bonita Caesar Performer, “The First Noel”

Jesse Corbin Performer, “The First Noel”

Nancy Giles Co-Host, CBS Sunday Morning

Adam Hundman Performer, “The First Noel”

Ty Jones Producing Artistic Director, The Classical Theatre of Harlem

Cassondra Kellam Performer, “The First Noel”

Jo Lampert Performer, “New York Animals”

Andrew Lederman Accompanist, “The First Noel”

David Roberts Managing Director, The Classical Theatre of Harlem

Steven Sater Playwright/Lyricist, “New York Animals”

Nathaniel Stampley Performer, “The First Noel”

Eric Tucker Artistic Director & Co-Founder, BEDLAM

Tiffany Webb Performer, “The First Noel”

Helen White Performer, “The First Noel”

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