The Leonard Lopate Show Live: Christine Ebersole, Anthony Bourdain, Kelli O’Hara, Bill Irwin and More

Watch Live Thursday, April 20 at 12pm

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Leonard Lopate live in The Greene Space (Janice Yi)

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.

Today Leonard broadcasts live from The Greene Space and will be talking about the acclaimed new Broadway musical "War Paint" with two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Doug Wright and Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel, who wrote the music.

He'll also be joined by Tony Award winners Kelli O’HaraBill Irwin and Ted Sperling, artistic director of MasterVoices, about the new production of "Babes in Toyland." Also on the show will be Anthony BourdainJeremiah Tower and Lydia Tenaglia discussing the new documentary "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent." And he'll talk with David Bellos, author of "The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables."  

*Program note: Patti LuPone will no longer be able to join us as she has been placed on vocal rest. 

The Leonard Lopate Show is a daily news program. All guests are subject to change based on the news of the day and the needs of the show. 


David Bellos, Anthony Bourdain, Christine Ebersole, Scott Frankel, Bill Irwin, Kelli O’Hara, Jeremiah Towers and Doug Wright

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