Brian Zumhagen has been a weekend anchor at WNYC since 2003. His career in journalism started in 1993, with an internship in the press office of the German Green Party’s parliamentary delegation. Brian went on to spend the rest of the ‘90s working as a reporter, producer, and fill-in anchor at NPR member station KQED in San Francisco. He’s returned to Germany several times over the years for reporting projects. Most recently, he won a grant from the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship to produce radio features for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Before coming to WNYC, Brian was a frequent contributor to PRI’s The World. He reported for the program on 9/11 and served as the show’s United Nations correspondent during the run-up to the Iraq war. Brian lives in Queens with his wife and children.
Romeo and Juliet Get Their Stars Crossed Again
Saturday, December 19, 2009
New York, NY —
Romeo and Juliet -- The bard's most famous lovers have gotten treatments on stage, film, movies. But there’s more to be mined with the star crossed teenagers and a new production underway at The Kitchen is trying to do just that. The group Nature Theater of Oklahoma is tackling the classic, and cultural critic Claudia La Rocco talked about it with WNYC's Brian Zumhagen.