Podcast Episode 110 – Neil Pepe

  Spring Awakening, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, this season’s (and next Broadway season’s, if the rumors are true) The Band’s Visit . . . these are just a few of the boundary-pushing titles that were born at The Atlantic Theater Company. What I love about The Atlantic is that they do what great non-profits are supposed to do . …

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Podcast Episode 109 – Stacey Mindich

I first met Stacey Mindich when we were both co-producers on 13.  It was her second Broadway show, and it wasn’t long before I realized that she was a Mindich on a mission. I watched her soak up information from everyone she talked to, from her fellow co-producers to the account reps at the advertising agency, to …

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Podcast Episode 108 – Glenn Slater

A lyricist friend of mine said to me recently, “I want Glenn Slater’s career.” Who wouldn’t? He’s a three-time Tony Nominee, he works with some of the titans of theatre, including Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Menken, he’s got two shows running on Broadway right now, and two more set to go out on the …

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Podcast Episode 107 – Beowulf Boritt

It’s easy to think that Set Design on Broadway is all about spectacle. But as you’ll hear from Tony Award winning Set Designer Beowulf Boritt, size doesn’t matter.  How a set helps tells a story is what it’s all about. That’s what separates the Designers from the designers, and “Wolfie” is one of the best Broadway …

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Podcast Episode 106 – Natasha Katz

  Natasha Katz won her 6th Tony this past season for A Long Day’s Journey Into Night. And when she gave her speech, beaming brighter than a Vari-Lite VL3000, you’d have thought it was her very first time. I don’t know tons about lighting, but I do know when someone truly loves what they’re doing. Natasha is one …

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