“Crazy for You” Revisited with Susan Stroman

In February of 1992, “Crazy for You” opened at the Shubert Theatre and brought traditional musical theatre back to Broadway with a fresh point of view. Much of the credit went to Susan Stroman. Twenty-five years later, we sit down with Susan to take an in-depth look at the show, including how she came up with the choreography, her collaboration with the set designer, looking back at what it did for her career, and much more.

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Lynn Nottage on the Music and Images of Writing “Sweat”

We asked Lynn Nottage to share with us the playlist she made while writing the “Sweat” and the visual images she took on trips to Reading. We discuss how she used the music and images as part of her writing process, her opinions on the differences between journalism and playwriting, and how the creative process can get lost in the conversations surrounding political plays.

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