Elizabeth Wollman appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Elizabeth Wollman talks about a decade of boundary pushing theatre and her new book, Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Paul Simon's Broadway musical, The Capeman, closed after 68 performances and lost $11 million. This weekend, the Public Theater will stage a concert version of the musical in Central Park.
Friday, April 10, 2009
Rock nostalgia is fueling pop culture at the moment, from musicals like "Hair" and "Rock of Ages" to video games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. In the second of a three-part series on music and nostalgia, we look at rock revivalism. Our guests include Diane Paulus
, director of "Hair;" ...
Friday, September 21, 2007
The controversial musical "Hair" debuted at the Public Theater 40 years ago. Now, it's being revived in a new production in Central Park. We'll speak with one of the musical's creators, James Rado
, and with theater historian Elizabeth Wollman
about its storied history and its resonance today.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
We debate the use of music and the arts as a tool for social change with Katherine Vockins
of Rehabilitation Through the Arts; Elizabeth Wollman
, professor of musical theater and popular music at Baruch College; and Roxie Torres
, a 16-year-old who participated in a youth-violence prevention project.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The musical "Spring Awakening" was showered with Tony nominations this year, but rock musicals don't always bloom so brilliantly. Why does one show rock for ages on Broadway, while another gets "unplugged?" We talk with Elizabeth Wollman
, author of "The Theater Will Rock: A History of the Rock Musical From ...