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This Week's Radio Broadcast
Air Date: August 16, 2019
A Tony Award® winner for Best Play, Side Man delves deep into the postwar New York jazz underground through the life of a celebrated musician and his dysfunctional family. Warren Leight used his own experiences as the son of a jazz musician to create Gene, a talented but emotionally incompetent trumpeter whose pure devotion to music comes at the expense of his relationship with resentful wife Terry and their self-sacrificing son, Clifford. Frank Wood won the Tony Award® for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his starring role.
Original music and trumpet performance by Elliot Kane with flute performance by David Sills.
Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2010.
Air Date: August 23, 2019
What does Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren do when she discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways?
Air Date: August 30, 2019
A look at apartment life, career/role reversals, nervous breakdowns, and the love/torture/care/inertia that keeps people in a relationship for years.
Air Date: September 8, 2019
An overbearing professor pays a visit to his country estate, where his daughter and former brother-in-law, have slaved to maintain his wealth.
Air Date: September 13, 2019
A Norwegian social scientist and his diplomat wife are determined to try a new tactic to break the long-standing deadlock of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process..