How New Yorkers Live; “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”; “The Designated Mourner"; "Hamlet" and the Modern World

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Martha Plimpton in WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space

Guest host Martha Plimpton speaks with Constance Rosenblum, who writes the “Habitats” column for the New York Times, about how New Yorkers really live. Dave Malloy, who created “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” director Rachel Chavkin, and Blake DeLong discuss their unusual production. Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn talk about their collaboration on “The Designated Mourner.” Plus Simon Critchely and Jamieson Webster look at one of the most famous works in Western literature: Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.”