In his new one-man show, William Shatner talks about his childhood growing up in Montreal — and the ups and downs of creating iconic characters, from starship captain James T. Kirk to lawyer Denny Crane.
An experimental musical attempts to get at the tension between creation and violence: the love and ambivalence of Americans toward constant expansionism and growth. There's the atom bomb, mystic gods and more.
F. Murray Abraham stars in a new off-Broadway production of Bertolt Brecht's classic "Galileo." Brian Kulick, artistic director of the Classic Stage Company and the director of the play, discusses Galileo, (the scientist and the play) and tells why he thinks the themes in the work are still relevant today.
In this rebroadcast from 2010, the musical theater legend talks about writing the lyrics and music for several of his productions, including the 1981 musical Merrily We Roll Along, which is currently in the middle of a two-week run in New York City.
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