Classic 107.3 Host Julie Schuster speaks with Broadway veteran James T. Lane, who will portray Billy Flynn in the Muny production of Chicago from August 30-September 5. James shares how he came to the role of Billy (a decade [...]
Classic 107.3 Host Julie Schuster speaks with musician and producer Clay Ostwald, a founding member of the Miami Sound Machine and current Associate Music Director for the Muny production of On Your Feet! from August 21-27. Hear how Clay [...]
Our friends at Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis have a stellar line-up for their 2021 festival, "The Moon and Beyond"! John Clare speaks with Carrie Houk, Executive Artistic Director of TWStL, about the plays, the stage, COVID precautions, and the [...]
Classic 107.3 Host Julie Schuster speaks with actor Edward Watts, who's appearing in the Muny production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers as Adam Pontipee from August 12-18. This is his fourth(!) time playing the role, though his first appearance [...]
Classic 107.3 Host Julie Schuster speaks with Tony-nominated actor Michael Hayden, who's appearing in the Muny production of the Sound of Music as Captain Georg von Trapp from August 3-9. Hear his take on what makes a performance extraordinary instead [...]
Managing Director of The Muny, Kwofe Coleman, spoke with host Julie Schuster about the 2021 season following the announcement that live musical performances are returning to The Muny stage this summer. Julie says, "It's always fun to talk with Kwofe, [...]
Kwofe Coleman, Managing Director of The Muny, spoke with Classic 107.3 host Julie Schuster about being named the next President and CEO of this 103-year-old St. Louis cultural institution and some of the goals that he has for the organization.Julie [...]
Classic 107.3 host Kathy Lawton Brown talks with the General Director of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Andrew Jorgensen, about OTSL's "Opera on the Go!" abridged production of The Pirates of Penzance, which will reach upwards of 6,000 schoolchildren and is available for streaming through February 6th. Plus, a spring break opera camp based on The Pirates of Penzance!
Carrie Houk, Founder and Executive Artistic Director of Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, joins host Jim Doyle to talk about the 5th Annual Festival, En Avant! going on now. Carrie shares how the decision was made to take the festival to the airwaves, noting that the gorgeous language that Williams used adapts beautifully to the radio. She talks about the theme, En Avant!, which means moving forward, and discusses each of the works featured in the festival, including "The Glass Menagerie".
The fourth night of the 5th Annual Festival features "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, followed by commentary with Tom Mitchell, TWStL Scholar-in-Residence. This performance features actors Elizabeth Teeter, Bradley James Tejeda, Brenda Currin, and Chaunery Kingsford. Then, hear "You Lied to Me About Centralia", which features actors Chauncy Thomas and Julia Crump. Tune in at 7pm for two incredible plays!