Conclusion. Peter Marks (Washington Post), Terry Teachout (Wall Street Journal), Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Times) and Linda Winer (Newsday) review major Broadway productions. Also: Joel Grey on his book, "Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir."
Part 1 of 2. Peter Marks (Washington Post), Terry Teachout (Wall Street Journal), Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Times) and Linda Winer (Newsday) discuss the perils of being a critic in the digital age and review Broadway productions of spring 2017.
"A Doll's House, Part 2" is discussed with playwright Lucas Hnath and actors Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper; and "Anastasia" is discussed with librettist Terrence McNally and actors Christy Altomare and Ramin Karimloo.
"Come From Away" is spotlighted via a conversation with writers Irene Sankoff and David Hein and director Christopher Ashley; and a performance by Jenn Colella. "Indecent" playwright Paula Vogel is also interviewed.
Lonny Price and Abigail Pogrebin, who appeared in Stephen Sondheim's 1981 "Merrily We Roll Along," discuss Price's documentary "Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened," about that failed musical.