American Theatre Wing Releases New Online Programming

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The American Theatre Wing, which holds the largest free online archive of theatre-focused media in America, has released several new audio and video programs in the last month, which are all available on

Six editions of the podcast "Downstage Center" feature interviews with director Jerry Zaks (The Addams Family, Sister Act, Guys and Dolls); actress Lucie Arnaz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Lost in Yonkers, They're Playing Our Song); costume designer Martin Pakledinaz (Anything Goes, Oklahoma!, Thoroughly Modern Millie); actress Kate Mulgrew (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Equus); Cora Cahan, president of The New 42nd Street, which runs the New Victory Theater; and actress Marin Mazzie (Next to Normal; Kiss Me, Kate; Passion).

Three new editions of the backstage video podcast, "In the Wings," include "Voice Teacher," featuring Linda Benanti of the Linda Benanti Voice Studio; "Puppet Designer," featuring Emily DeCola of The Puppet Kitchen, which designed and developed the puppets for John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean; and "Shoe Designer," featuring Phil LaDuca of LaDuca Shoes.

Additionally, ATW has released five classic editions of the series "Working in the Theatre" from 1985, which feature Clinton Turner Davis, Herb Gardner, Glenne Headley, Judd Hirsch, Barnard Hughes, Jerome Lawrence, Cleavon Little and Marsha Norman.

Classic editions of The Broadway League's 1970s radio program "This Is Broadway" have also been released, featuring Laurence Luckinbill, Florence Klotz, Jerry Orbach, Yul Brynner, Robert LuPone, Cy Coleman and Harvey Sabinson.

To view these programs and the rest in the Wing's archive, visit

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