Elizabeth Wollman

Elizabeth Wollman appears in the following:

The Naked Truth About New York's 'Adult Musicals'

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.

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The Enduring 'Capeman'

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.

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Rock 'n' Remember

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;" ...

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40 Years 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.

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Another Side of 'West Side Story'

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.

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Rock Musicals

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 ...

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