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WAMC'S "The Roundtable" was broadcast live from Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

WAMC'S "The Roundtable" was broadcast live from Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater on Tuesday, July 21, with host Joe Donahue, producer Sarah LaDuke, and WAMC President Alan Chartock.

See photos of the broadcast © Vassar College/ Buck Lewis

Powerhouse - Mark Linn-Baker and Johanna Pfaelzer

New York Stage and Film's co-founder and Producing Director, Mark Linn-Baker; and Artistic Director, Johanna Pfaelzer join Joe, Alan and Sarah to talk about the mission and accomplishments of Powerhouse.

Powerhouse - Ed Cheetham

Ed Cheetham is the Producing Director of the Powerhouse Theatre at Vassar College - and talks with Joe, Alan, and Sarah about what that entails.

Powerhouse - The Burnt Part Boys

Joe, Alan, and Sarah are joined by director Erica Schmidt and actors Al Calderon and Noah Galvin from Powerhouse's production of The Burnt Part Boys (book by Mariana Elder, music by Chris Miller, and lyrics by Nathan Tysen).

Powerhouse - Shoe Story

Sarah speaks with playwright, Ben Snyder and director, Thomas Kail about their production of Shoe Story.

Powerhouse - Michael Mayer

Joe speaks with acclaimed Broadway (etc.) director, Michael Mayer, about "American Idiot" - a new musical based on Green Day's album of the same name which is rehearsing at Powerhouse.

Powerhouse - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center - Patricia Phagan

The Philip and Lynn Straus Curator of Prints and Drawings at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Patricia Phagan, joins The Tablers to discuss their current and upcoming exhibitions.

Powerhouse - Apprentice Company

Ed Cheetham and Apprentice Company Education Director, Tom Pacio join the show to - among other things - try to explain soundpainting to Joe, Alan, and Sarah.

Powerhouse - President Hill and Dean Roellke

Vassar President Catharine Hill and Dean Christopher Roellke speak candidly about some of the ins and outs of the college.

Powerhouse - Vera Laughed

Playwright Keith Bunin and actor Jeffrey DeMunn delight the Tablers with their articulate and clever conversation

Powerhouse - Mark Linn-Baker

To close out this fantastic broadcast, Joe, Alan, and Sarah speak with Mark Linn-Baker.

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Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, July 21, 2009