368: Norbert Leo Butz

When he set out to become an actor, this Broadway great—Rent, Wicked, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels—was opposed by his conservative Catholic family. But they came around, even his Fox-watching father. “He loved Rent. My homophobic dad would come to Rent, probably once a month.” Tales of reconciliation. And show tunes.

Person: Michael Pearce
Place: Cook Station, MO
Thing: 12-step program
Randy’s Person: Dorothy Fields

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