EGOT winner Robert Lopez discusses his advice for young writers, working with his wife Lyricist Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and more.
Join me for an excerpt from an article on poet Mary Oliver and one of her poems (https://www.brainpickings.org/2015/01/20/mary-oliver-molly-malone-cook-our-world/), a chapter from Letters to a Young Artist by Anna Deavere Smith, and check back next week for another full episode of The Compass. – Leah Walsh
Tony Award-winning Producer Robyn Goodman discusses what she does when a show doesnt work, what its like being a female Producer in the old boys club of Broadway, and more.
SWINGS. WE LOVE SWINGS. We love them so much, we know we used all-caps there and we don’t care who knows it. These multitalented performers somehow juggle all the things, all the people, all the traffic patterns, specialty choreography, and partnering for up to fifteen individual tracks – and they somehow make it look easy and effortless, so the audience is none the wiser.
Actor and teacher Erica Newhouse shares her experiences learning to teach, finding day jobs that work for her, living in a one room apartment with no kitchen and finding ways to be creative in that small space (read her blog about her cooking adventures here: https://cookwithoutakitchen.blogspot.com), the importance of being ready for opportunities when they arise, and raising her 8 month old daughter in New York City.