The latest episode of Three on the Aisle, the twice-monthly podcast in which Peter Marks, Elisabeth Vincentelli, and I talk about theater in America, is now available on line for listening or downloading.
In this episode, Peter, Elisabeth, and I interview a new face in the theater world:
The panel’s guest is acclaimed singer-songwriter Erin McKeown, who is making her first foray into musical theater with Miss You Like Hell, the musical having its New York debut this month at the Public Theater. McKeown—pronounced “Mc-KYONE”—talks about the collaboration she’s forged with the Pulitzer winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes (Water by the Spoonful) to tell the story of a mom played by Daphne Rubin-Vega who goes on a road trip with her long-estranged teenage daughter….
Vincentelli, Teachout, and Marks devote a segment to analyses of two recent Broadway openings that have sparked Tony buzz in the theatre world: first, they talk about the revival of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women, starring Laurie Metcalf, Alison Pill and Glenda Jackson, in her first Broadway appearance in 30 years. And then they shift to the powerful new staging from London’s National Theatre of Tony Kushner’s two-part Angels in America….
We wrap up the episode by talking about other shows that we’ve seen lately.
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In case you missed any previous episodes, you’ll find them all here.