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The Takeaway

The Fine Line Between Bullies and Victims

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Actor Joel Edgerton discuss his newest film, "The Gift," which centers on a man who was bullied in his youth, and shares stories about bullying from his own past.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tribute: Theodore Bikel

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Austrian-born actor created the role of Captain von Trapp on Broadway, and helped found the Newport Folk Festival. He died at the age of 91.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Martin Short Conquers Hollywood. Colin Quinn Deconstructs New York.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The state of cancer now. Martin Short's rise to the top. Colin Quinn attempts to solve race relations in America. The recent wave of anti-Semitism in Paris.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Tribute: Roger Rees

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Roger Rees may be familiar to fans of Cheers and The West Wing,  but he was primarily a denizen of the stage. He died at the age of 71. You can hear some of our interviews with Rees. 

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The Takeaway

Remembering Legends Ornette Coleman & Christopher Lee

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The world lost two legendary artists today—jazz musician Ornette Coleman died at the age of 85, and actor Christopher Lee passed away at the age of 93.

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Here's The Thing

What Dustin Hoffman Learned from Kobe Bryant

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The iconic actor talks to Alec Baldwin about his life on- and off-screen, and how he stays hungry for new roles.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock in "It's Only a Play"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'It's Only a Play' is nominated for 1 Tony for Micah Stock's performance as a Leading Actor in a Play

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The Takeaway

A Masterclass with Dustin Hoffman

Monday, May 18, 2015

Dustin Hoffman is now teaching an online course to aspiring actors. Here he discusses what he's learned from decades in the business.

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Here's The Thing

Edie Falco: Don't Hold the Door for Me

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The star of Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos is a cancer survivor, a recovering addict, and a single mother. She does not want your sympathy; she just wants some nice people on set.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Joseph Stiglitz, Nick Kroll on "Adult Beginners" & "Wolf Hall"

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Cokie Roberts, Kate Mulgrew, Kehinde Wiley, The Theremin!

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Chris Messina's Directorial Debut

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Actor and director Chris Messina (Mindy Project, Argo) discusses his new film "Alex of Venice" and his new act -- movie director.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Christopher Walken Returns!

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The beloved actor and performer will talk about filling in for Leonard, and what he’s been up to lately.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Does Acting Matter?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Film writer and author David Thomson argues that good acting serves a bigger purpose than simple entertainment. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Boston’s Blizzards; Possible Sandy Fraud & the Black Fashion Paradox

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Possible Sandy insurance fraud; the black fashion paradox; how Bostonians are coping with all that snow; NJ blue laws and why great acting is about so much more than just entertainment. 

NYPR Archives & Preservation

Shakespeare in the Park in 1962

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WNYC
Various actors and Joseph Papp, producer and director of the Shakespeare Festival in 1962, describe the magic behind the event.
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Here's The Thing

Sarah Jessica Parker Almost Said No to 'Sex in the City'

Monday, February 02, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker talks to Alec Baldwin about being Carrie Bradshaw, and explains why acting is a group effort.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Coming of Age Vampire Romance That Isn't Twilight

Friday, January 23, 2015

When a series of mysterious killings plagues a neighborhood, two young misfits forge a deep connection, in John Tiffany's production of Let The Right One In.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Martin Short, Back on Broadway

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Martin Short co-stars with Matthew Broderick in "It's Only a Play."

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Al Pacino is a Depressed Shakespearean Stage Actor

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Or at least he plays one in his latest film, an adaption of a Philip Roth novel. Guest host Joy Behar talks to the man behind Michael Corleone and numerous iconic movie roles.

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