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Friday, May 09, 2008

We look at the hit revival of “South Pacific,” the first since its debut in 1949. Also: John Turturro and Max Casella, now starring in Beckett's “Endgame” at BAM. A States of the Union update on West Virginia. A new novel about werewolves in East L.A. And Please Explain is all about farm subsidies!

Guests:

Max Casella and John Turturro

The New “South Pacific”

The new Broadway production of "South Pacific" is the musical's first revival since it opened in 1949 to thrilled audiences. Bartlett Sher is director; Loretta Ables Sayre plays Bloody Mary. “South Pacific” is at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center. Go here for the full ...

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States of the Union Update: West Virginia

West Virginia will hold its Democratic primary on May 13. Find out how things have changed in the Mountain State since our December States of the Union segment on West Virginia. Scott Finn is a reporter for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

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John Turturro and Max Casella in “Endgame”

John Turturro and Max Casella star in BAM’s new production of Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame.” It's gotten fantastic reviews. It runs through May 18th; Alvin Epstein and Elaine Stritch co-star.

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Werewolves in LA

Toby Barlow’s debut novel, Sharp Teeth, is written in free verse and follows three packs of werewolves in East L.A.

Event: Toby Barlow will be speaking and signing books
Friday, May 9 at 7 pm
Book Court
163 Court Street, Brooklyn

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Please Explain: Farm Subsidies

Find out how farm subsidies work, who gets them, and how they affect the prices of the food that reaches our tables. Dan Morgan is an investigative reporter for the Washington Post and co-author of Harvesting Cash, a year-long series on waste and abuse in the farm-subsidy program ...

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