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Joan Marcus

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with actor Brandon Louis Armstrong (above, right) who plays both Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, and Simon Longnight, who plays the dual roles of the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson (above, second from right), in the touring production of Hamilton: An American Musical, which is in town for an extended run through September 8 at the SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market St. at Hyde & 8Th St.) in San Francisco. 

Todd Tankersley

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with playwright Amy Freed and director Art Manke about ‘The Monster Builder’, which opened last weekend at the Aurora Theatre. Actors Carrie Paff and Gabe Marin share details about ‘Stage Kiss’, a romantic comedy by Sarah Ruhl at the San Francisco Playhouse; Broadway star James Snyder drops by to talk about his role in the touring production of ‘If/Then’ at the Orpheum; composer Stacy Garrop and conductor Bob Geary talk about the world premiere of ‘Terra Nostra’, a multi-part oratorio for chorus, children’s chorus, string orchestra, piano, percussionists and soloists, commissioned and performed this weekend by The San Francisco Choral Society. Plus, regular contributor and critic at large Peter Robinson muses on the month of November.

Open Air with host David Latulippe; Heard live on November 12, 2015 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to singers Brian Mulligan and Stephanie Blythe, who star in SF Opera's premiere of Stephen Sondheim's musical Sweeney Todd, conducted by Patrick Summers, who is also part of the conversation. Choreographer Lizz Roman, dancer Chris Black and musician/singer Nicole Laby join us in the studio to share details about 'This Beautiful Space - Dancing@ CIVICORPS', opening tomorrow in Oakland, through September 26; and also joining us in the studio is singer Anne Kanengeiser, who performs the role of Madame Giry in The Phantom of the Opera, currently at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. 

Open Air with host David Latulippe; heard live on Thursday 10 September at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.