The Arts Section 04/22/18
On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek goes behind the scenes of Lyric Opera's upcoming production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. The creative team behind London's award-winning prodution is in Chicago working with a new cast and Lyric's orchestra/chorus. Gary talks to some of the cast members and people behind-the-scenes of the much anticipated rock opera. The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review The Second City e.t.c.'s new revue GASLIGHT DISTRICT. Later in the program, Gary sits down with musician and theatre artist Hershey Felder, who's back in Chicago with a new production about Tchaikovsky. Author Danielle Postel-Vinay talks about the inspiration for her new book HOME SWEET MAISON: THE FRENCH ART OF MAKING A HOME. And Gary revisits his interview with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. All that plus, the weekly Arts Section calendar.