On this back-to-the-season edition, Terry Teachout and Peter Marks talk about shows they’ve seen and answer questions from their mailbag.
The Friends talk to two actors about ‘As Much as I Can,’ a new musical extravaganza about the contemporary HIV/AIDS crisis; plus reviews of ‘Hercules,’ ‘Felix Starro,’ and ‘Make Believe.’
The Friends take a road trip to see ‘Into the Woods,’ in actual nature, and talk to Britney Simpson, the production’s Baker’s Wife; plus reviews of ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ and ‘Bat Out of Hell.’
The author of ‘Open’ and ‘Mary and Max’ talks about how comic books influence her plays (and her marriage).
The Friends talk to the ‘On Your Feet!’ star about why he advocates for Latinx composers and for racial justice; plus discussions of Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Douglas’ and ‘Six.’
The show will be back in September. In the meantime, keep sending your comments and questions.
‘Come From Away’ is celebrating its 1,000th performance on Broadway and its cast members come in to celebrate; plus reviews of ‘Midsummer: A Banquet,’ ‘Mojada,’ ‘The Rolling Stone,’ and the ‘Cats’ trailer.
Regina Castellanos and Larry Owens (‘A Strange Loop’) stop by the studio to talk about their time at the theatrical summer camp, Stagedoor Manor.
The Friends talk to the actors of ‘Hadestown’ plus reviews of ‘Toni Stone’ and ‘Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec.’
The playwright talks about being forbidden from performing growing up and learning how to be his authentic self.