Manage episode 277920867 series 2526079
Jamie and Rob kick off season three with 11-time Grammy Award nominated recording artist and Tony Award nominated star of stage and screen Vanessa Williams, one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry. Together, they discuss Vanessa’s work as a founder of Black Theatre United, her 1994 Broadway debut in “Kiss of the Spiderwoman”, her West End debut in “City of Angels”, the current shut down, her reflections on the work of Stephen Sondheim, and what she hopes to see when live performance returns.
This week’s music: “Save the Best for Last”, “And the Moon Grows Dimmer”, “I Do Miracles”, “Where You Are”, “Gimmie Love”, “Kiss of the Spiderwoman” all from the 1994 cast recording of “Kiss of the Spiderwoman”. “Losing My Mind/Not A Day Goes By”, and “Good Thing Going”, from “Sondheim on Sondheim”. "Stay with Me", and “Children Will Listen” from “Into the Woods”. “Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home”, from “St. Louis Woman” and “Happy Days Are Here Again.”
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