For more than 30 years Cyndi Lauper has been a creative force, as a singer, songwriter, author and now composer of the music and lyrics for a hit Broadway play. Brooke Gladstone talks to Cyndi Lauper before a live audience in NYC about her life, her art and where she draws her inspiration.
On the Media talks with the Grammy Award-winning artist about her Queens upbringing, colorful career and venture into theater with "Kinky Boots." Watch on-demand video.
“I like to study music and I like visuals. I think that there’s nothing better than telling a story that’s authentic about the real human condition, about people who are trying,” she said.
Tonight on Soundcheck, Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper drops by the studio, not to sing, but to share tales from her new autobiography, Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir.
Then, music from the latest collaboration between jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer and spoken word artist Mike Ladd that delves deep into the psyche of modern-day veterans.
The New Wave icon and Queens native stops by the Soundcheck studio to dish on her new memoir and upcoming musical, "Kinky Boots."