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Step Into The World Of “A Chorus Line” And Putt-Putt Your Way Through A Mini-Houston

TUTS opens its 2019-20 season with a singular sensation of a Broadway musical. Plus, a local art gallery may change the way you look at – and interact with – Houston’s bayous.

In this episode of “Unwrap Your Candies Now,” Ernie Manouse gets an inside look at A Chorus Line and what it’s like to cast and stage this Broadway classic with Megan Larche Dominick, Theatre Under The Stars’ Associate Artistic Director / Director of New Works. TUTS presents the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that portrays the life of a Broadway dancer, September 10 – 22 at The Hobby Center.

Then, Catherine Lu chats with Bradly Brown, curator of the San Jacinto College South Campus Gallery, whose latest exhibit is Golf Coast. The interactive art installation is a mini-golf course modeled on seven Houston bayous, complete with the city’s freeways, landmarks and other local details surrounding it – and built mostly from recycled materials. Brown talks about the making of, and thinking behind, Golf Coast, on view and ready for play August 26 – September 27.

Share your comments, questions and ideas at UYCN@houstonpublicmedia.org.

Music used: One from A Chorus Line Original 1975 Broadcast Cast Recording and Putt Putt For The Fun Of It

 

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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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