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Conversations with Charlie Dyer, Guest: Stacy Wolf
15th March 2021 • Conversations with Charlie Dyer •
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American musical theater conjures images of bright lights and big cities, but its lifeblood courses through local and amateur productions around the country. Our guest, Stacy Wolf, examined the widespread presence and persistence of musical theater in United States culture as a live, pleasurable and participatory experience. She traveled from Maine to Hawaii, visiting schools, performance festivals, summer camps, outdoor theaters, community theaters and dinner theaters, where she interviewed over 200 practitioners and spectators, licensors and administrators. She’s here to illuminate musical theater’s enduring power as a joyful activity that touches millions of lives. 

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BEYOND BROADWAY: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America