- NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
Jeffrey Brown sits down for a candid conversation with the celebrated composer and songwriter, Stephen Sondheim. The conversation took place at the prestigious MacDowell arts colony. In its 106 years, MacDowell has honored the likes of Aaron Copland, Philip Roth, and Edward Albee, but never before an artist from musical theater. Continue reading
Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has just released her first solo album in seven years. Jeffrey Brown sits down with McDonald to discuss her career, her upbringing and her aptly named record, "Go Back Home." Continue reading
One of the biggest financial bets in the history of theater, a musical about a comic book hero, was set to officially open Tuesday on Broadway after many high-profile problems in early production. Jeffrey Brown discusses “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” with The New York Times’ Patrick Healy. Continue reading
New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley previews the shows to watch out for in New York and on stages across the country.
Jeffrey Brown talks to Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim about his life, career and the art of writing music, lyrics and rhymes that stand the test of time. Continue reading
A Broadway musical about the fall of the disgraced Enron Corporation is closing after just 15 performances, following a hugely successful London run. Jeffrey Brown reports on the tepid reaction to the play from U.S. critics and audiences. Continue reading