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Philippa Kelly

This week on Open Air, KALW’s weekly radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks about Hearts in San Francisco  with Kim Meredith, CEO of the SF General Hospital Foundation, and 2021 Heart artist Jennifer Bloomer. Also, a conversation with composer Jake Heggie, in his role as creator of a podcast series of intimate conversations with American opera singers. Plus, Peter Robinson talks with dramaturg Philippa Kelly about the goings-on at Cal Shakes in Orinda. 

Lorenzo Fernandez-Kopec

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, guest host Angie Coiro welcomes back members of theater company Word for Word, for their fifth appearance on the virtual stage of our Corona Radio Theater. They will be performing several stories from their latest production:  Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border, a memoir by writer, playwright and author Octavio Solis, who will join Word for Word and perform one of the chapters. 

Jessica Palopoli

This week on Open Air, KALW’s weekly radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with Susi Damilano (pictured, left), star of the new production of Tiny Beautiful Things  at SF Playhouse - and also the company’s producing director. Performances are through March 7 at SF Playhouse (450 Post St.) in San Francisco. 

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This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with actors Caitlin McGinty and Dan Demers, both part of the production of the hilarious maritime musical Anything Goes, at Hillbarn Theatre in Foster City (Aug 30 - Sept 15). 

Jessica Palopoli

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts in the Bay Area, host David Latulippe talks with playwright Melissa Ross, about the world premiere production of her play An Entomologist’s Love Story at SF Playhouse.

This week, details about this year's Stern Grove Festival from Director of Programming Judy Tseng and new Executive Director Bob Fiedler; James Sofranko talks about the second season of SFDanceworks, more from the Frameline film festival from programmer Harry Vaughn and Tom Gustafson, director of the musical "Hello Again" and Peter Robinson talks with Shakespeare scholar Philippa Kelly about Cal Shakes and the Oregon Shakespeare Fest