The Front Row

The Front Row, Wednesday, 04/08/2009

Today, we're off on a journey Somewhere Over the Rainbow, as two members of the cast of the new national touring production of The Wizard of OzCassie Okenka, who plays Dorothy, and Noah Aberlin, The Scarecrow — sing two of the show's most popular songs, live…

Josh Piterman is one of The Ten Tenors from Australia. He speaks by phone from somewhere on the road with KUHF’s Catherine Lu. Society for the Performing Arts presents The Ten Tenors, in concert, tomorrow night at Eight in downtown Houston’s Jones Hall. Listen. Download.

KUHF’s Bob Stevenson speals with Craig Miller, the Artistic Director of Texas Repertory Theatre, who staged the company’s current production of the popular comedy-drama, Steel Magnolias. Joining them are cast members, Amanda Baird and Helen Myers, who play the determined young bride, Shelby, and her mother, M’Lynn, respectively. Listen. Download.

Cassie Okenka is Dorothy and Noah Aberlin is The Scarecrow in the NETworks Presentations national touring production of The Wizard of Oz, based on the 1939 movie. The show is being presented at downtown Houston’s Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and the artists join KUHF’s Bob Stevenson in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview. Listen. Download.