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Guest Picks: Bartlett Sher

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Director Bartlett Sher was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently -- along with actors Tony Shaloub and Seth Numrich -- to talk about the Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' classic play, "Golden Boy." He also told us what he's been reading and listening to recently. Find out what Bartlett Sher's a fan of!

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

          Movie: Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty

          Book: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

          Play: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christopher Durang

 

What are you listening to right now?

          Anything by Nico Muhly

 

What’s the last great book you read?

          Dierdre Bair’s new biography of Saul Steinberg

 

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

          The Grateful Dead – I grew up on them.

 

What’s your favorite comfort food?

          My wife makes an incredible chicken with risotto. The greatest meal ever.

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