Welcome to Masters of the Stage Replay, which revisits podcasts that seem especially relevant this season. As we approach the 2017 “Mr. Abbott” Award Gala honoring director Kenny Leon, we will be featuring discussions by previous “Mr. Abbott” Award recipients.
Today’s podcast features George C. Wolfe. On April 18th, 1994 collaborator and colleague Hope Clarke sat down to interview writer-director George C. Wolfe. In this post-Jelly pre-Bring In ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk interview, Mr. Wolfe discusses his origins as an artist, the difficulty and fulfillment of writing and directing, his experience running the New York Shakespeare Festival and the future of his career. Originally recorded – April 18, 1994.