Podcast Episode 97 – Jack O’Brien

Jack and I set a date for his podcast a few months ago . . . and I’ve been like a kid on Christmas Eve waiting for the date to come. Not just because I knew he’d drop advice like The Dalai Lama on Directing, but also because he’s one of the best speakers and …

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Podcast Episode 96 – Andrew Lippa

  I go back a long way with Andrew Lippa . . . so far back that he didn’t even remember meeting me!  (You’ll have to listen to the podcast to hear the full story, including me warbling a couple of lines from one of his early tunes.) What I love about Lippa (sounds like …

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Podcast Episode 95 – Randy Weiner

  Randy Weiner could have done anything with his life. And he would have been a massive success at whatever he chose.  Biochemist, lawyer, Hollywood screenwriter, Jewish hip-hop star . . . it all could have happened. Lucky for us, he joined the theater.  (And as you’ll hear from Randy himself in his podcast, we …

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Podcast Episode 94 – Joe DiPietro

When the first show you write becomes a global phenomenon, it could go to your head. That’s not what happened to Joe DiPietro. When I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change exploded onto the scene in the 90s, Joe could have sat back and watched the royalties rain down.  Instead, fueled by the passion for the …

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Podcast Episode 93 – Bess Wohl

You all know my rule. When three different people tell me to see a show, I stop whatever I’m doing and get a ticket. Well, about sixteen people told me to see Small Mouth Sounds.  So I did.  And I loved it.  And now I’ve told at least sixteen people to see it myself (not even …

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