This edition: Sting and Joe Mantello
Original tape date: October 20, 2014.
First aired: October 31, 2014.
"The Last Ship," the new Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Sting, is a transforming tale of passion and strife in the English shipbuilding town where he grew up. Hear 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sting and two-time Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello talk with New York Times chief pop music critic Jon Pareles about the story, the songs and the production. A conversation with music. Taped October 20, 2014 at the TimesCenter.
Joe Mantello Director
Jon Pareles Chief Pop Music Critic, New York Times
Sting Composer, “The Last Ship”