Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart!; Extraordinary High School Drama; "Regular Singing" at The Public Theater; Neutrinos
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
On today’s show: Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart talk about performing Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” and Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” in repertory on Broadway.Then, we’ll look at the remarkable theater program at a high school in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Playwright Richard Nelson and actors Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders discuss collaborating on “Regular Singing,” which is in repertory with Nelson’s other Apple Family plays at the Public Theater. Astrophysicist Ray Jayawardhana explains what neutrinos are and why scientists are looking for them to help explain the secrets of the universe.