Lisa Kron

Lisa Kron appears in the following:

New Holiday Music; Bassist Ben Allison Plays Live; Playwright Lisa Kron Picks Three

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

In this episode: Thanksgiving is behind us and you know what that means: Christmas music. Everywhere. All the time. Esquire's Sean Manning shares some new holiday releases including some new gems and a few stinkers too.

Then, jazz bassist Ben Allison and his band performs songs from The Stars Look Very Different Today, his sci-fi film-influenced new album with a title that tips its hat to a David Bowie song.

And: Lisa Kron -- who wrote the book and lyrics for the new musical Fun Home, which is playing at the Public Theater through the end of December -- shares a Pick Three playlist of some of her favorite songs.


Pick Three: Lisa Kron

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Lisa Kron, who wrote the book and lyrics for the acclaimed new musical Fun Home, joins us to share her Pick Three playlist.

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Fun Home at the Public Theater

Monday, November 04, 2013

Director Sam Gold talks about the musical “Fun Home,” along with Jeanine Tesori, who wrote the music, and Lisa Kron, who wrote the book and lyrics. It’s based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel about her volatile, brilliant father whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. “Fun Home” is playing at the Public Theater through December 1.

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Commentary: How We Face Fear

Friday, March 07, 2003

Even the calmest New Yorkers have plenty to worry about these days: the economy, the threat of war and -- perhaps most frightening -- the possibility of another terrorist attack. All of this uneasiness has writer Lisa Kron remembering the way she faced fear as a kid.

Lisa Kron:
I'm lying ...