Pride Month Special Interview: Paul Rudnick discusses his new novel, “Playing the Palace,” the film “Coastal Elites,” and his career as a playwright and screenwriter with host Richard Wolinsky. Among Paul Rudnick’s screenplays are “In and Out,” “Sister Act” and “Addams Family Values.” His plays include “Jeffrey” and “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.”

Kate MacKay, curator of BAM/PFA’s retrospective of four films by French director Eric Rohmer, discusses the Four Seasons cycle of films, as well as Rohmer’s importance as a director. Jeanne Sakata, playwright, “Hold These Truths” about the fight against Japanese internment, which is now playing at San Francisco Playhouse. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Cherilyn Parsons, founder and Executive Director of the Bay Area Book Festival, streaming May 1-9, 2021 discusses this year’s festival. Jason Graae, performer of “Perfect Hermony,” featuring the songs of composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, at the 42nd Street Moon Website, April 10-May 2, talks about his show and about life as a performer during the pandemic. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.


Bookwaves/Artwaves – April 15, 2021

Bookwaves/Artwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author, along with interviews devoted to theatre and film, and archive interviews from Bookwaves and Probabilities. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.