Guest Picks: Bebe Neuwirth

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Bebe Neuwirth and her husband, Chris Calkins, at WNYC May 10, 2012

 Two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth spoke with Leonard Lopate on May 10 about her role in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and her singing career. She shared a few of her favorite things with us.

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

     I just saw Hitchcock’s “Stage Fright” for the first time. Phenomenal.


What are you listening to right now?

      I crave silence.  Birdsong.


What’s the last great book you read?

      Anna Karenina

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

      Rock and roll


What’s your favorite comfort food?

      Currently – husband-made pancakes with real maple syrup