The documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield (“Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer”, “Biggie & Tupac”) returns for his 3rd appearance on the podcast. Nick’s latest documentary “The Stones & Brian Jones“. Candid interviews and never-before-seen footage reveal how Jones, the founder of the Rolling Stones, was left behind in the shadows of history. The film opens widely in the U.S. on Friday, November 17th.
Joe Papp’s widow Gail Merrifield Papp makes her first appearance on the show. Gail’s new book is about her husband, the great theatrical producer & founder of the New York Shakespeare Festival and Public Theater, Joe Papp. In her book “Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater,” Gail takes us inside a remarkable working partnership as she tells story after story about the creative process that launched many of The Public Theater’s best remembered productions, including “Hair”, “A Chorus Line”, “Sticks and Bones”, “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”, “The Normal Heart”, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”, and many others.