Jack O’Brien and Richard Easton

Monday, August 16, 2010

Three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O’Brien, director of Tom Stoppard's trilogy of plays “The Coast of Utopia,” director and producer of the musical “Hairspray,” director of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” and many other plays, discusses his career in theater. He's joined by Richard Easton, who starred in "The Coast of Utopia" and won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play in 2001 for his role in Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love."


Richard Easton and Jack O’Brien

Comments [10]

Linda from Upper West Side

Chris Walken -- who knew! You're a radio natural. Really enjoyed your reminiscences with O'Brien and Easton.

Aug. 23 2010 11:43 AM
Vivian from Brooklyn, NY

I loved when Mr. Walken says "I'll speak up when I know what I'm doing."

Thanks Christopher Walken for a great afternoon! Thanks Leonard Lopate and WNYC for allowing him to host. :-)

Aug. 17 2010 07:11 PM
Clint from Brooklyn

Thanks for doing the show Chris! You are doing wonderfully. I really enjoy listening to you learn in real time. Great to hear Lidia on with you as well.

Aug. 16 2010 01:51 PM
David Knopfler from NY

Tennessee Williams to Walken: "Change it Honey... just fix it" "And did you?" Walken "No, of course not." So funny

Aug. 16 2010 01:51 PM
mickey from Woodside, Queens

Chris, you are doing fantastic. This interview is intensely interesting (and I'm not even in the theater :-))

Aug. 16 2010 01:08 PM

All are amazing, but this would go over better at a pub after a few pints

Aug. 16 2010 12:41 PM
John from LES

Once saw a clip from Hapgood, was awed by the dialogue and ended up buying a book of plays of Stoppard - wish I could have seen the production. Mr. Easton encore please.

Aug. 16 2010 12:35 PM
Lloyd from Manhattan

Will Richard Easton be doing "New Jerusalem" again? I loved it when I saw it at the Classic Stage.

Aug. 16 2010 12:28 PM
Meg from CT

Walken is a delightful host - a real natural!

Aug. 16 2010 12:25 PM
Mr. Bad from NYC

Already the best lopate show ever, hey Chris, I've got a 99' Camry, it's a cherry, would you give me $4600 for her? I don't like the radio.

Aug. 16 2010 12:09 PM

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