The Sound of Applause celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.
With Cleveland PlayhouseSquare's celebration of Ray Shepardson's life and legacy approaching, Dee Perry shares a special tribute to the late Ray Shepardson, the man who saved Cleveland's theaters in PlayhouseSquare. Later, we look back at how Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal breaks down business and listen to the husband and wife duo from the band Bethesda perform.
Joe Garry, director of "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" during its historic run in the State Theater Lobby and the current host of Broadway Buzz here in PlayhouseSquare
Gina Vernaci, Senior Vice President of Theatre Operations at PlayhouseSquare
Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace host