The Sound of Applause celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.
Dee Perry shares an NPR interview with Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong about his Broadway hit American Idiot opening at Playhouse Square. Plus we raise the curtain on the Dobama Theater production of Kin with its playwright Bathsheba Doran. And Plain Dealer art and architecture critic Steve Litt joins us to share his thoughts on the new looks for Public Square and Playhouse Square, along with the WBOE mural that's been installed at Idea Center.
Billie Joe Armstrong, musician
Bathsheba Doran, playwright
Shannon Sindelar, director
Steve Litt, Plain Dealer