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Jim Yost talks to the young Charlotte filmmaker Jeff Moonie, Jr. about the award-winning documentary he made with - and about - his dying father.
Tom Gabbard, president of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, talks about what it's like to win a Tony Award, what Charlotte's audiences are ready for, and what the grand plans are for the city's cultural growth.
Dave Mowers directed Fully Committed, Art and The Exonerated for Charlotte Rep. He talks about his work with The Rep, and his other dramatic pursuits.
Julie York Coppens
Julie York Coppens, the theatre critic for the Charlotte Observer, talks about her young adult novel, the process of developing it into a play, and her new job at the paper.
Preston Lane, who is artistic director for Triad Stage, talks about his love for a good story well-told and this season's production of Hedda Gabler.
Mark Scarboro talks to Lydia about Lobby Hero and the evolution of his career.
Johann Stegmeir talks to Lydia about his career, his work with Alan Poindexter, and his approach to design.
Kim Watson Brooks
Lydia chats with Kim Watson Brooks, who plays Vennie in Jar the Floor, about her life and her acting career.
Lynn Trenning interviews author and actor Jim Wann during the run of Pump Boys and Dinettes.
Chris Jensen talks with Jim Wann, who leads the cast of Charlotte Rep's production of Pump Boys and Dinettes.
Lynn Trenning interviews Robert Inman, who has lately become the author of a musical comedy, Crossroads.
Chris Jensen catches up with John Plumpis, who plays Timon in the national touring show of The Lion King.
Samuel Ligon's first novel, Safe in Heaven Dead, was published this spring by HarperCollins. Sam talks to us about his book, and his career as a writer
Director Marianne Elliott talks about preparation for The Miracle Worker and her career in British Theatre.
Beth Pierce is Maggie the Cat
Beth Pierce has only been acting for a year, and scored the legendary role in a great play.
Michael Bush, Michael Aman, and Joel Silberman, the creators of Let Me Sing, as well as actress Marla Schaffel
A conversation with Michael Bush, Michael Aman, Joel Silberman, and Marla Schaffel. We talk about collaboration and new work.
Scott Helm is Fully Committed
Scott Helm plays Sam, an out-of-work actor and the thirty-nine people he talks to in the course of a day. It's an amazingly accomplished performance.
Allen Fitzgerald plays Gallimard in M. Butterfly
Allen Fitzgerald gives a multi-layered performance in David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning play. He talks about his career, and his portrayal of this flawed but compelling man.
Penny Fuller stars in The Glass Menagerie
Penny Fuller, a native of Durham and a colleague of Rep's new Producing Artistic Director, comes to Charlotte to open to 2002-2003 season in Tennessee Williams' first great play.
Michael Bush comes to Charlotte Rep
Michael Bush comes to the Rep as Producing Artistic Director after 23 years at the Manhattan Theatre Club. He talks about his exciting plans for theater in Charlotte.
Ann Walker talks to Lynn from Dallas
Ann Walker plays Odette Annette Barnett in Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies, which opened with a bang in Dallas last week. She talks about this role, the messages of the play, and the reception in Dallas.
Michael Bigelow Dixon talks about going to the Guthrie
Longtime Literary Manager at Actors Theatre of Louisville Michael Bigelow Dixon leaves for the Guthrie at the end of this year's Humana Festival. He tells Lynn about the move.
Maria Irene FornÚs talks about her life and her accomplishments in modern American theatre.
Playwright Maria Irene FornÚs is a leading figure of the contemporary theater scene. Playwright Lanford Wilson says, "She's one of the very, very best.... Her work has no precedents, it isn't derived from anything. She's the most original of us all."
A chat with J. Samuel Decker
Fred 45 author talks to Lynn Trenning.