Theater

Episode 90: Kenny Leon

 The Tony-winning director of Raisin in the Sun, he was the artistic director of Atlanta’s Alliance Theater and has directed at Washington’s Arena Stage, Boston’s Huntington and Chicago’s Goodman. Among his film and TV credits are a remake of Steel Magnolias and a musical built on the work of Tupac Skakur. I’m almost certain these are two … Continue reading »

Theater

Episode 75: Theresa Rebeck

 No one moves more gracefully between Hollywood and New York than Theresa Rebeck. Out west, she wrote for “NYPD Blue,” among many TV shows, before creating her own, “Smash.” Back east, her plays include Mauritius, Seminar, and the Pulitzer finalist Omnium Gatherum. She won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, which isn’t … Continue reading »