Unwrap Your Candies Now

4th Wall Theatre Presents “The Glass Menagerie,” Plus MFAH Explores Turkish And Korean Cinema

Discover a theater company run by a local acting couple, as well as Houston’s international film scene.

  • Actor Kim Tobin-Lehl in rehearsal for "The Glass Menagerie" and scene from "Hit the Night" directed by Jeong Ga-young (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company and MFAH)
    Actor Kim Tobin-Lehl in rehearsal for "The Glass Menagerie" and scene from "Hit the Night" directed by Jeong Ga-young (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company and MFAH)
  • Philip Lehl, Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall Theatre, directs the company's production of "The Glass Menagerie," October 11 - November 2. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
    Philip Lehl, Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall Theatre, directs the company's production of "The Glass Menagerie," October 11 - November 2. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
  • Kim Tobin-Lehl is Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall Theatre and stars as "Amanda Wingfield" in "The Glass Menagerie." (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
    Kim Tobin-Lehl is Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall Theatre and stars as "Amanda Wingfield" in "The Glass Menagerie." (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
  • Joseph "Joe P" Palmore stars as "Tom Wingfield" in 4th Wall Theatre's production of "The Glass Menagerie." (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
    Joseph "Joe P" Palmore stars as "Tom Wingfield" in 4th Wall Theatre's production of "The Glass Menagerie." (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
  • 4th Wall Theatre Company: "The Glass Menagerie" (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
    4th Wall Theatre Company: "The Glass Menagerie" (Photo Credit: Courtesy of 4th Wall Theatre Company)
  • Marian Luntz, Film & Video Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (Photo Credit: Courtesy of the MFAH)
    Marian Luntz, Film & Video Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (Photo Credit: Courtesy of the MFAH)
  • MFAH presents "Sibel" as part of the 7th Annual Turkish Film Festival, October 11 - 13. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Synergetic Films)
    MFAH presents "Sibel" as part of the 7th Annual Turkish Film Festival, October 11 - 13. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Synergetic Films)
  • MFAH presents "Turkish Ice Cream" as part of the 7th Annual Turkish Film Festival, October 11 - 13. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dijital Sanatlar Production)
    MFAH presents "Turkish Ice Cream" as part of the 7th Annual Turkish Film Festival, October 11 - 13. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dijital Sanatlar Production)
  • MFAH presents "Hit the Night" as part of Korean Film Days, October 25 - 27. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of the MFAH)
    MFAH presents "Hit the Night" as part of Korean Film Days, October 25 - 27. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of the MFAH)
  • MFAH presents "Burning" as part of Korean Film Days, October 25 - 27. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Well Go USA)
    MFAH presents "Burning" as part of Korean Film Days, October 25 - 27. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Well Go USA)

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In this episode of the podcast "Unwrap Your Candies Now," Ernie Manouse chats with Philip Lehl, Co-Artistic Director of 4th Wall Theatre Company. Now entering its ninth season, the company's 2019 – 2020 line-up opens with a reimagining of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, starring Kim Tobin-Lehl and Joseph "Joe P" Palmore.

Then, Catherine Lu interviews Marian Luntz, curator of film and video at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. They talk about the MFAH's film program, which dates back to 1939, and preview the 7th Annual Turkish Film Festival and first-ever Korean Film Days series.

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

Music used: Laura's Theme from The Glass Menagerie by Henry Mancini

 

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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior 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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