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This edition: "Oslo" and The Return of "Dear Evan Hansen" Creatives

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 27, 2017.

First aired: May 13, 2017.

From the play “Oslo” are 4 Tony Award nominees: playwright J.T. Rogers, director Bartlett Sher, and actors Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle who portray real-life Norwegian diplomats Mona Juul and Terje Rød-Larsen who arranged the Israeli-Palestinian top-secret meetings that culminated in the signing of the historic 1993 Oslo Accords.

Next, "Dear Evan Hansen" librettist Steven Levenson and composer/lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul return to our piano to discuss more of their work. Pasek & Paul perform songs including "Sincerely, Me" from "Dear Evan Hansen," "Some Kinda Time" from their score for the musical "Dogfight," and "City of Stars," their Academy Award-winning song from the film "La La Land."

Guest List

Jennifer Ehle Actress, “Oslo”

Jesse Green Guest Co-Host

Steven Levenson Librettist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Jefferson Mays Actor, “Oslo”

Benj Pasek Composer-Lyricist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Justin Paul Composer-Lyricist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

J.T. Rogers Playwright, “Oslo”

Bartlett Sher Resident Director, Lincoln Center Theater, “Oslo”

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