Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

On Broadway

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Broadway musicals have often been a perfect mixture of song, dance – and seriously controversial politics.


Sid Caesar

Thursday, July 20, 2017

From the archives: In the fall of 1950, audiences were introduced to a TV star whose program stayed on top for nearly a decade.



Thursday, July 13, 2017

From the archives: Andres Segovia carved out a place for the guitar in the concert hall.



Thursday, July 06, 2017

From the archives: For a dance so heavily steeped in tradition, tap lets dancers make it their own.


The Sound of America

Friday, June 30, 2017

Composer Aaron Copland and the search for an American national identity.

The House I Live In

Thursday, June 29, 2017

From the archives: When Frank Sinatra covered a song, it was propelled into the mainstream - but not necessarily with its original message intact.


Penn Station

Thursday, June 22, 2017

From the archives: In the 1960s, the original Penn Station was demolished - and with it, a piece of New York history.

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Jazz Masters

Thursday, June 15, 2017

From the archives: A legendary panel of NEA Jazz Masters reflects on how jazz has - and hasn't - changed.


Ida Lupino

Thursday, June 08, 2017

From the archives: One of the most prolific directors of the 1950s was also an actor, a writer, a producer - and a woman.

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Thursday, June 01, 2017

From the archives: The First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, turns 100 this spring.


New York Shakespeare

Thursday, May 25, 2017

From the archives: In the 1950s, Joe Papp insisted that theatre was an essential experience for all - and fought tooth and nail to make it a reality.


Episode 4: Music, McCarthy, and the Sound of Americana

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The "common man" era in the 1930s and '40s needed a truly American music. Aaron Copland created it in one America and 20 years later found himself in quite another United States.

American Music

Thursday, May 18, 2017

From the archives: Music is vital - especially for those in crisis.


Looking Back to Lincoln

Thursday, May 11, 2017

During the Great Depression, Americans found solace in history.


Bea Wain

Thursday, May 04, 2017

From the archives: This week, the "girl singer" turns 100.


Indian Summer

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Victor Herbert's only modern song took on a life if its own that he couldn't have predicted.

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Angels on Stage

Thursday, April 20, 2017

From the archives: A new production of Tony Kushner's award-winning play comes to London this summer.

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Agee on Film

Thursday, April 13, 2017

From the archives: James Agee always marveled at what could happen on a rectangular screen in the dark.

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Thursday, April 06, 2017

From the archives: Composer William Bolcom pulls his inspiration from diverse origins.


Recorded Live

Thursday, March 30, 2017

From the archives: Live recordings can offer an authenticity and spontaneity not always captured by tightly edited performances.

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