Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover – March 27, 2017

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover

Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probabilities and Bookwaves. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

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Arts-Waves – March 13, 2017: Liesl Tommy and Ayesha Jordan, “Eclipsed”

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Liesl Tommy, director, and Ayesha Jordan, one of the performers in Danai Gurira’s Tony-nominated play “Eclipsed,” in coversation with host Richard Wolinsky. The play concerns four women held as “wives” by a commander during the Liberian Civil War. The cast and crew are composed almost entirely of women of color. “Eclipsed” runs at the Curran Theater in San Francisco through March 19, 2017 in a short, limited run.


Arts-Waves – February 6, 2017: A Thousand Splendid Suns at A.C.T.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns: ACT Artistic Director Carey Perloff in conversation with Khaled Hosseini, author of the novel, and Ursula Rani Sarma, who adapted the book for the stage.On January 17, 2017, in front of an audience at the Geary, Carey Perloff spoke with Khaled Hosseini and Ursula Rani Sarma about the adaptation, about their careers, and about the nature of adaptation. This is an edited portion of that discussion.


Arts-Waves – January 30, 2017: Fun Home

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Fun Home: Alison Bechdel and Jeanine Tesori, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Alison Bechdel is the author of the graphic novel “Fun Home,” and Jeanine Tesori is the composer of the musical adaptation of “Fun Home”. Originally opening at New York’s Public Theatre, “Fun Home” moved to Broadway and won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical. Jeanine Tesori shared the Tony for Best Original Score with lyricist and librettist Lisa Kron.


Arts-Waves- January 23, 2017: Ashley Judd, 2011

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Ashley Judd, interviewed by Richard Wolinsky on April 25,2011 On Saturday, January 21st, Ashley Judd captivated the crowd at the Women’s March in Washington with her presentation as a “Nasty Woman”. While most people simply know her as an actor in films and television, her real center lies as an activist for health and social justice. Richard Wolinsky had a chance to interview Ashley Judd when she was on tour in 2011 for her memoir, “All That Is Bitter and Sweet,”


Arts-Waves – January 16, 2017: Rick Moody

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Rick Moody is the author of several novels, the most recent of which is Hotels of North America, a series of fictional on-line reviews about hotels and places where people sleep. Rick Moody is known for pushing the novel in new directions, both seriously and comically, and is the author of works such as The Five Fingers of Death and The Ice Storm. He is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.


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