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Monday, February 22, 2010

On today’s show, Ethan Hawke talks about directing the first major New York revival of Sam Shepard’s play “A Lie of the Mind,” and he’s joined by Marin Ireland and Alessandro Nivola. Then, choreographer Lar Lubovitch discusses his long career and his company’s 40th anniversary! Also Cathleen Schine, describes her new novel The Three Weissmans of Westport, which has all the critics raving. And Francine Russo offers tips on how siblings can work together to make the process of caring for aging parents easier.

Leonard Lopate has been with WNYC for 25 years! You’re invited to celebrate his anniversary at an star-studded roast on March 25th! Find out more and buy tickets here!

A Lie of the Mind

Director Ethan Hawke and actors Marin Ireland and Alessandro Nivola discuss the revival of Sam Shepard’s play "A Lie of the Mind." It tells the story of two families torn by violence and resentments. "A Lie of the Mind" is playing through March 20 at The Acorn at ...

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Lar Lubovitch

Prolific choreographer Lar Lubovitch discusses his long career and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company’s season at The Joyce, February 23-March 7. The company celebrated its 40th anniversary last year.

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The Three Weissmans of Westport

Novelist Cathleen Schine talks about her latest book, The Three Weissmans of Westport, a modern-day homage to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. It’s about two sisters dealing with their parents’ divorce, and who move in with their mother in a run-down beach cottage in Westport, Connecticut.

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Taking Care of Aging Parents

Dealing with aging parents is hard enough, but when siblings disagree over what to do, it can become even more difficult. Francine Russo talks about how siblings can work together to take care take care of parents. In They’re Your Parents Too! How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents' Aging ...

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Leonard's Questions: Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about the last great book he read, and more!

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Leonard's Questions: Marin Ireland

Marin Ireland reveals her interests after her appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Leonard's Questions: Alessandro Nivola

Alessandro Nivola answers our questions after a recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Leonard's Questions: Lar Lubovitch

Lar Lubovitch is a fan of Ru Paul's Drag Race! Find out what other favorites Lar revealed to us after his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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