Listen to Interviews with Denis O'Hare, Baz Luhrmann, and Seth Rudetsky on Playbill On-Line

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"Radio Playbill" Interviews Recently Posted to Playbill On-Line

Note: You will need to have Real Player installed to listen to these sound clips. Show 59: Seth Rudetsky (Rhapsody in Seth)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Seth Rudetsky talks about the Broadway season and likely Tony nominees for Best Musical.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Seth Rudetsky talks about other Tony categories and his show Rhapsody in Seth.

Show 58: Director Baz Luhrmann (La Boheme)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Baz Luhrmann talks about the Broadway production of La Boheme and theatrical plans for "Moulin Rouge and "Strictly Ballroom."
LISTEN TO PART 2: Baz Luhrmann talks about La Boheme and the current state of the "musical."

Show 57: Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Denis O'Hare talks about baseball and his role in Take Me Out.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Denis O'Hare talks about nudity and teamwork in Take Me Out.

Show 55: Composer/Lyricist Maury Yeston (Nine)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Maury Yeston talks about the music of Titanic and Nine, and his work on Hans Christian Andersen.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Maury Yeston talks about his new musical, Death Takes a Holiday.

Show 54: Chita Rivera, Jane Krakowski, Antonio Banderas and Maury Yeston (Nine)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Chita Rivera, Jane Krakowski and Antonio Banderas talk about their roles in Nine.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Maury Yeston talks about the music and casting of Nine.

Show 50: Variety's London theatre correspondent Matt Wolf
LISTEN TO PART 1: Matt Wolf talks about Sam Mendes' work at the Donmar Warehouse and his directorial style.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Matt Wolf talks about Sam Mendes' work and Wise Guys.

Show 52: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez (Avenue Q)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez talk about the idea for Avenue Q and we play a song from the show's demo recording.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez talk about the song, "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist," the plot of Avenue Q and the possible future of the show. Another demo track is played as well.

Show 51: Lonny Price, Jason Robert Brown, Matt Cavenaugh, Jenn Colella, Sally Mayes and Marcus Chait (Urban Cowboy)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Lonny Price, Jason Robert Brown and Matt Cavenaugh talk about "Urban Cowboy" and present some of the show's songs.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Jenn Colella, Sally Mayes and Marcus Chait describe the appeal "Urban Cowboy" and and join the rest of the cast in singing some more of the shows songs.

Show 29: Matthew Morrison (Hairspray)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Matthew Morrison talks about John Waters and working on Hairspray.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Matthew Morrison talks about his Hairspray co-stars and the experience of being a part of a Broadway hit.

Show 49: Brian Stokes Mitchell (Man of La Mancha)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Brian Stokes Mitchell talks about Man of La Mancha and the show's classic song, "The Impossible Dream."
LISTEN TO PART 2: Brian Stokes Mitchell talks about the characters of Man of La Mancha.

Show 47: Lemon and Staceyann Chin (Def Poetry Jam)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Lemon from Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam talks about his ideas about the theatre
LISTEN TO PART 2: Staceyann Chin from Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam talks about her theatrical/poetic background.

Show 41: Robert Simonson (Playbill On-Line Editor)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Robert Simonson talks about upcoming musicals and his 2003 Tony predictions.
LISTEN TO PART 2: Robert Simonson talks about upcoming musicals and his 2003 Tony predictions.

Show 45: Sherie Rene Scott (Debbie Does Dallas)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Sherie Rene Scott discusses her participation in Debbie Does Dallas
LISTEN TO PART 2: Scott discusses her future projects

Show 44: Jerry Herman (Hello, Dolly!)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Jerry Herman talks about his new Off-Broadway revue Showtune and upcoming productions of Mame and La Cage aux Folles
LISTEN TO PART 2: Herman discusses upcoming Broadway revivals of Hello Dolly! and Miss Spectacular.

Show 27: Lea Salonga, (Flower Drum Song)
LISTEN TO: Lea Salonga talks about starring in Flower Drum Song during the press open rehearsal.

Show 42: Priscilla Lopez (A Chorus Line, Class Mothers '68)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Priscilla Lopez talks about her current show, Class Mothers '68
LISTEN TO PART 2: Lopez discusses being a part of A Chorus Line

Show 43: Sandra Allen (Flower Drum Song)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Sandra Allen talks about performing her show stopping number "I Enjoy Being a Girl"
LISTEN TO PART 2: Allen discusses the challenge of performing "Fan Tan Fannie"

Show 32: Michael John LaChiusa, (Little Fish)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Michael John LaChiusa talks about his past shows
LISTEN TO PART 2: He plays a song from Little Fish, to be produced by Second Stage in 2003

Show 38: Baz Luhrmann, (La Boheme)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Baz Luhrmann talks about why his production of La Boheme is set in 1957 Paris
LISTEN TO PART 2: Luhrmann talks about upcoming stage productions of "Moulin Rouge" and "Strictly Ballroom". Musical director Constantine Kitsopoulos and David Miller also talk about their participation in the La Boheme.

Show 35: Stephen Flaherty, (A Man of No Importance)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Stephen Flaherty talks about getting started at the BMI Workshop
LISTEN TO PART 2: He plays a song from A Man of No Importance and reveals his next project with writing partner Lynn Ahrens

Show 34: Rob Becker, (Defending the Caveman)
LISTEN TO PART 1: Rob Becker discusses his Hunter/Gatherer theory
LISTEN TO PART 2: He discusses his new show, Cave Dad


Show 30: Christine Andreas
LISTEN TO PART 1
LISTEN TO PART 2


Show 16: Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz, (The Last Five Years)
LISTEN TO: Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott discuss their work on The Last Five Years

Show 9: Gerald Alessandrini, (Forbidden Broadway)
LISTEN TO: Gerard Alessandrini talks about Forbidden Broadway

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