Prince Music Theater http://wrti.org en Bebe Neuwirth: Actress, Singer, Dancer Extraordinaire http://wrti.org/post/bebe-neuwirth-actress-singer-dancer-extraordinaire <p>Broadway and TV star Bebe Neuwirth speaks with WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak about her stellar career and her new CD, <em>Porcelain</em>. Although Ms. Neuwirth is known by many for her TV role as Lilith on <em>Cheers</em><em> </em>and <em>Frasier,</em> the majority of her work has actually been as a star on the Broadway stage.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 23:19:25 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3888 at http://wrti.org Bebe Neuwirth: Actress, Singer, Dancer Extraordinaire Marilyn Maye, jazz singer http://wrti.org/post/marilyn-maye-jazz-singer <p>Jill Pasternak talks to the legendary jazz cabaret singer, who is in Philadelphia at the Prince Music Theater from June 11 to 15.</p> <p>Maye's career has been multi-faceted, including 76 appearances on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, singing alongside jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald, and performing at jazz clubs in NYC from the Copacabana to Birdland.</p> <p>Discovered by Steve Allen in a Kansas City nightclub almost five decades ago, she went on to sing for Princess Grace in Monaco, with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, and at Lincoln Center. </p> <p>After one of her performances on his show, Johnny Carson said to the audience, "And that, young singers, is the way it's done."</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2008 14:22:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1978 at http://wrti.org Marilyn Maye, jazz singer Simone Dinnerstein http://wrti.org/post/simone-dinnerstein <p>A conversation with Simone Dinnerstein. Susan Lewis visits the Morris Arboretum. Jason Peifer at the Prince Music Theater for Hair. Camden Children's Garden.</p> Sat, 26 May 2007 14:03:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1842 at http://wrti.org Kirstin Chavez, mezzo soprano http://wrti.org/post/kirstin-chavez-mezzo-soprano <p>This week, we're at rehearsals for the Opera Company of Philadelphia's season ending performance of The Marriage of Figaro to speak with mezzo soprano Kirstin Chavez. Jason Peifer previews The Pirate at the Prince Music Theater. The new musical is a live stage adaptation of a 1949 Vincente Minnelli film starring Gene Kelly and Judy Garland. And Susan Lewis explores the history of music theater.</p> Sat, 06 May 2006 14:44:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1704 at http://wrti.org