Put on a happy face because the Tony Award winning composer of Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, Annie, and countless others, Charles Strouse, invites Rob and Kevin into his penthouse apartment for a two part interview about his life and career. Charles pulls back the curtain on his career, including how a Texas oil tycoon became his biggest benefactor, what was the inspiration behind “Once Upon a Time”, and why Sammy Davis Jr. was his best audience! Also, Charles shines the spotlight on Gower Champion, Bert Lahr, and Chita Rivera! Become a sponsor of Behind The Curtain and get early access to interviews, private playlists, and advance knowledge of future guests so you can ask the legends your own questions. Go to patreon.com and search Behind The Curtain: https://bit.ly/2i7nWC4
#54 CHARLES STROUSE, Composer Part 1
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