OBSESSED! Anne L. Nathan and the Tapping-Belting-Mugging-Accordioning Emma Goldman
Once star Anne L. Nathan joins Seth Rudetsky in the studio for the latest episode of OBSESSED! The multi-talented Nathan has had a varied career on Broadway, having belted the role of Emma Goldman in Ragtime, tap danced and mugged while playing Miss Flannery in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and played the accordion while playing Baruška in Once. After reminiscing about devastating Seth with her mixing in Ragtime, and explaining her secret technique for salivating, Seth convinces her to combine all of her special skills into one epic performance. Read Seth’s weekly column. Visit SethTV.com, Seth’s online home.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.