Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Dan Polletta talks with Cleveland-born playwright Rajiv Joseph about the new independent lens documentary Playwright: From Page to Stage which airs later this month on WVIZ/PBS. Plus interim Cleveland Museum of Art director Fred Bidwell talks with Dee Perry about his upcoming plans for CMA in 2014. And we share the music of Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber which kicks off 2014 at CMA for New Year's Eve.
Arts and Culture, Motion Pictures (Film, Video), Music, Painting, Theatre
Rajiv Joseph, playwright
Robert Levi, director
Fred Bidwell, interim director Cleveland Museum of Art
Jared Michael Nickerson, musician
photo of Robin Williams in Rajiv Joseph’s play Bengal Tiger at The Baghdad Zoo
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