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This edition: "The Band's Visit" Actors; Ted Chapin on Lyrics & Lyricists

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 26, 2018.

First aired: March 12, 2018.

The guests are actors from The Band’s Visit, Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and John Cariani, discussing working on the powerful musical hit with co-hosts Jesse Green and Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times and series producer Susan Haskins.

Next up, we welcome multi-faceted producer Ted Chapin, who talks about his Lyrics and Lyricists series at New York City's cultural-hub, the 92nd Street Y. His programs this season will include salutes to the work of songsmiths Irving Berlin, Lynn Ahrens, Frank Loesser, Bobby Darin and also “Lenny's Lyricists,” about the work of collaborators with Leonard Bernstein, including Stephen Sondheim—and the team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

Guest List

John Cariani Actor, “The Band’s Visit”

Theodore Chapin President & Executive Director, Rodgers and Hammerstein: an Imagem Company

Jesse Green Guest Co-Host; Co-Chief Theater Critic, The New York Times

Donna Hanover Guest Co-Host

Katrina Lenk Actress, “The Band’s Visit”

Tony Shalhoub Actor, “The Band’s Visit”

Elisabeth Vincentelli Guest Co-Host; Theatre Critic, The New York Times / The New Yorker