Profile: Michael Mayer

Clip | 10m 10s

Paula Zahn interviews director Michael Mayer—perhaps best known for his work on the stage for such hits as the Tony-winning “Spring Awakening,” as well as the current TV series “Smash.” Now he’s behind the innovative new production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” at the Metropolitan Opera….where he has updated the Italian classic to a very modern time and place—1960s Las Vegas.

Aired: 01/31/13

Rating: NR

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