The Front Row, 05/15/2006

KUHF's Bob Stevenson talked with Composer Harvey Schmidt and Lyricist Tom Jones about the music for the current Theatre Under the Stars production of 110 In The Shade. . .

As it turns out, they wrote 114 songs for 110 In The Shade and no production has ever been the same as the last. We're told they got it right with this new TUTS production. Performances are at the Hobby Center through May 21st.ξξAudio here.ξ

Continuing today's look at musical theatre in Houston,ξweξwelcomed Actress/Singer Carolyn Johnson and Musical Director Steven Jones to the KUHF Performance Studio to preview upcoming performances of Johnny Guitar. The recipient of the Outer Critic's Circle Award forξBest Musical, this production from TheaterLaB runs through June 4thξ.ξAudio here.ξ

Finally, KUHF's Alison Young stopped by the Center for Contemporary Craft to talk withξglass blower Fritz Driesbach about his work. It's being shown in the exhibition Contemporary Kiln-Glass: A Survey of Works from the Bullseye Connection 1980 to the Present.ξIt's on view through July 2nd.ξAudio here.ξ



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