Tonight on Soundcheck, a look at the new Broadway musical, Chaplin. Lead actor Rob McClure talks about the man behind the silent character "The Little Tramp" -- from Charlie Chaplin's talent as a composer to his then-radical political beliefs.
KCRW's Anne Litt on the record-by-record musical evolution of Spoon frontman Britt Daniel, who has returned with a new band Divine Fits. And Brooklyn band White Rabbits stop by the Soundcheck studio to perform songs from its latest album Milk Famous.
Also on the show: Brooke Gladstone of On the Media and Brian Lehrer of The Brian Lehrer Show, rarely get to talk about Jack White much on the air. But after White's off-hand remark at a recent show at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the longtime hosts weigh in on what public radio conventions are really like. Hear more below: