FRIDAY, 5/7 at 8pm… This week on “Curtain Up,” we spotlight the 59th anniversary of the opening of the Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, which opened on May 8, 1962. You can listen online at our website or via apps and devices (Apple iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Echo/Alexa etc.).
DID YOU KNOW? “Forum” was Stephen Sondheim’s first Broadway musical in which he wrote both the music and lyrics. Surprisingly, the score did not even earn a Tony nomination for Best Original Score.
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‘ON BROADWAY’ PODCAST:
On our Friday, April 30th episode Stuart Brown talks with Charles Kirsch, a 13-year old theater podcaster from New York City. He is the host of Backstage Babble, a podcast interviewing professionals in the theater industry.
COMING UP ON MAY 14th…
Kevin Connors, founder and Executive Artistic Director of Music Theatre of Connecticut in Norwalk. MTC was one of the first theaters in the country that Actor’s Equity allowed for in-person performances.