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KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN. O...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 55:40
Caption: your host Shan Oliver
Around the world in 180 minutes. Showcasing the various locales of Broadway and movie musicals. Part 1 explores the US, Canada, Mexico, The Caribbe...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:38:54
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On this episode of Art Beat we talk to the cast of The Rocky Horror Show being put on by the WSU Theatre and Dance Department. The play will run We...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:08
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Michael Clayton, Kevin Fortuna, Ian Blume talk origins, the presence of the past, and surrendering to the storm.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 18:54
Caption: Damien Chazelle & Justin Hurwitz, San Francisco, CA 10/6/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Damien Chazelle and Justin Hurwitz talk huddling down, keeping the dream, and making things magical.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 14:08
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Erik Didriksen takes hit songs from artists like Taylor Swift and Coldplay and rewrites them as Elizabethan-style sonnets.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 23:31
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Don Cheadle talks commitment, new connections, and being real.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 16:32
Caption: Marc Abraham & Tom Hiddleston, San Francisco, CA 4/1/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Tom Hiddleston and Marc Abraham talk manifesting rhythm, the courage of artists, and what they didn’t want to do.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2016
  • Length: 15:27
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
In this episode, the Character Development team inquires about the relationship between music/theater experiences and academia. To some, these two ...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2016
  • Length: 19:29
Caption: Bill Pohlad, San Francisco, CA 5/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bill Pohlad talks audience interpretations, casting two actors in one role, and how truth is stranger than fiction.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 13:05
Caption: Michiel Huisman, San Francisco, CA 4/13/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michiel Huisman talks being likeable, spreading his wings, and serenading the Mother of Dragons.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Noa Guy was a promising Israeli composer. When she came to New York twenty-one years ago to rehearse for a concert at Carnegie Hall, she never imag...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:09
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Casey Twenter and Jeff Robison talk chartreuse pants, staying in Oklahoma, and why William H. Macy is a prince.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 16:54
Caption: Damien Chazelle, San Francisco, CA 10/8/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Damien Chazelle talks primal myths, subjective reality, and making Miles Teller bleed.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 16:41
  • Purchases: 1
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In his plays, Shakespeare alluded to songs his audience would know. Today we don't know those songs so we don't get a lot of the references.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Turturro, San Francisco, CA 4/7/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Turturro talks comedy, lying, and the truth of being human.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 18:15
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Strangers on a train, partners in crime - the two great art forms of the twentieth century meet. As film composers incorporated new sounds into th...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
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One of America’s greatest composers was Aaron Copland, who wrote among other things, an opera called The Tender Land, which premiered at the New Yo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Imogen Poots talks emotion, precision, and surrendering to the moment.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:25
Caption: Lou Taylor Pucci, Jim Kohlberg, San Francisco, CA 03/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Star Lou Taylor Pucci and director Jim Kohlberg talk music, magic, and hanging with the Dead

  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:06
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Blindness helps a man rediscover a dream.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Carol Channing and composer/lyricist Jerry Herman explain how a song from a musical took on a life of its own.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jun 28, 2006
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
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An old bluegrass standard, "Who will sing for me?" brings back memories of a life on the road.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2005
  • Length: 04:59
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A short story (accompanied by the song Bud's Back Porch Stomp) about the ripple effect that happens when human beings make magic.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2005
  • Length: 06:12
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The back-story of two people on a midnight drive to Texas is illuminated by the inclusion of the song Living Room. in this audiodrama short story

  • Added: Sep 12, 2005
  • Length: 05:21