Episode 29 PART 2 – Lost in the Stars (Online Exhibition) Interview with Ben West

Musical Theater historian Ben West comes on the podcast to tour the new online exhibition Lost in the Stars: Black Theater Makers Drawn by Hirschfeld. . Follow along during the episode by viewing the exhibition here.

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Lost in the Stars Online Exhibition

Lost in the Stars Merchandise

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Episode 29 PART 1 – Lost in the Stars (Online Exhibition) Interview with Ben West

Musical Theater historian Ben West comes on the podcast to tour the new online exhibition Lost in the Stars: Black Theater Makers Drawn by Hirschfeld. . Follow along during the episode by viewing the exhibition here.

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Lost in the Stars Online Exhibition

Lost in the Stars Merchandise

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Episode 28 – Socially Distant Theater (Online Exhibition)

Experience theater the socially distant way by taking a tour of the solo show through the drawings of Al Hirschfeld. The online exhibition will runs from May 5 – June 6, 2020. Follow along during the episode by viewing the exhibition here.

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Socially Distant Theater Online Exhibition

Socially Distant Theater Merchandise

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Episode 27 – Scandals Part 2

The follow-up you’ve all been waiting for, it’s Scandals Part 2! David and Katherine bring you show business “scandals” from the second half of the 20th century.

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Gish, Sorel, and Monroe

Happy birthday, Mr. President

The Movies

Eden Roc Mural

Mural Wallpaper

Some Like it Hot

Some Like it Hot – Single Portrait

The Misfits

On the set of The Misfits

Seven Year Itch

Marilyn Monroe in Chair

A&E Biography

Are You With It?

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Kilgallen Vermouth ad

Comedians at Lindy’s

CBS Sunday

Broadway First Nighters

What’s My Line? TV Guide Cover

Something About a Soldier

The Rose Tattoo

Kings Go Forth

West Side Story

Gypsy

1962 Oscar Nominations

The Great Race

WNBC Composite

There’s No Business Like Show Business

Blake Edwards

Redrawing of West Side Story

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Episode 26 – Hal Prince

Happy new year from the Al Hirschfeld Foundation! In this first episode of 2020, David Leopold and Katherine Eastman relive the magic that is the career of Hal Prince. Don’t forget to follow along in the show notes, where you can see all of the drawings that are talked about in real time!

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In the Company of Harold Prince exhibition at the NYPLPA

Say, Darling

Pajama Game (1973 revival)

Tickets Please

Call Me Madam

Wonderful Town

Celebrating Wonderful Town

Damn Yankees

New Girl in Town

West Side Story (original production)

West Side Story (all other drawings)

A Family Affair

Doily Drawings: Bloomer Girl, Meet Me in St Louis, Louisiana Purchase, 1928 Laurel and Hardy

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Fiddler on the Roof

She Loves Me

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman

Zorba

Cabaret

Boris Aronson

Company

Follies

A Little Night Music

Pacific Overtures

Side by Side by Sondheim

On the Twentieth Century

Sweeney Todd

Evita

Merrily We Roll Along

A Doll’s Life

Grind

Cabaret (1987)

Joel Grey in Cabaret

The Phantom of the Opera

Michael Crawford

Colm Wilkinson

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Show Boat

Candide

Hollywood Arms

Hal Prince

Prince Theater Mural (part 2)

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AUDIO TOUR – Hirschfeld at The Harmonie Club

David Leopold gives an audio tour of the current Hirschfeld exhibition at the Harmonie Club in New York City

. The tour begins on the main level in the Library, and continues on the fourth floor in the Hub. The exhibition will remain up until January 17, 2020. For those not at the Harmonie Club, follow along with the drawings below in the show notes.


The Library

George and Ira Gershwin, 1990

Ella Fitzgerald, 1993

Fred Astaire, 1973

Mick Jagger, 1999

Liza Minnelli, 1999

My Fair Lady, 1956

Les Misérables, 1987

Carol Channing, 1964

Elvis Presley, 1968

Lena Horne, 1952

Marlon Brando, 1998

Albert Einstein, 1994

 

The Hub

Self Portrait, 1993

Artie Shaw, 1945

Frank Sinatra, 1946

Hoagy Carmichael, 1945

Julius Caesar, 1955

Nine Old Men of the Supreme Court, 1937

Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, 1989

American Ballet Theatre, 1980

Blithe Spirit, 1941

Episode 25 – The First Drawing of the Marx Brothers (with Robert S. Bader)

The Marx Brothers, June 1935

BREAKING NEWS! The first Hirschfeld drawing of the Marx Brothers has been found/confirmed. Robert S. Bader joins David and Katherine to discuss the new find. Follow along and see all of the drawings as you listen in the show notes.

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The first drawing of the Marx Brothers (June 8, 1935)

Spencer Tracy (MGM June 1935)

Laurel and Hardy (MGM June 1935)

A Night at the Opera

Jailbirds of Paradise

The Stages at Cinema Cathedrals

Cracked Iceman

Merrily We Roll Along

The Big Store

Episode 24 – The Algonquin Round Table

David and Katherine are back, this time celebrating the centennial of the Algonquin Round Table! Hear tales of the Round Table as they relate to Hirschfeld….and some tangents (as always!).

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The Algonquin Round Table

Alexander Woollcott

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Sidney Chaplin / Irene Rich

Rehearsal of Yellow Jacket

Summer Theater Peoples

Heywood Broun

Shoot the Works

Manhattan Oases

Marc Connelly

Wild Man of Borneo

Green Pastures

The Farmer Takes a Wife

Black Monday

Robert Benchley

Self Portrait, 1993

Dorothy Parker

Disney Round Table (not Looney Tunes)

Robert Sherwood

Road to Rome

Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Idiot’s Delight

There Shall Be No Night

Rugged Path

Dance A Little Closer

Edna Ferber

Show Boat

The Royal Family

George S Kaufman

Strike up the Band

Sacha Guitry

Once in a Lifetime

You Can’t Take it With You

Merrily We Roll Along

Of Thee I Sing

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Episode 23 – Interview with Eric Goldberg

Take a magic carpet ride with David, Katherine, and legendary Disney animator Eric Goldberg! Eric tells of Hirschfeld’s influence on his own work in animation through the years. We hope you enjoy this very special episode.

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Episode 22 – Laurel and Hardy

Happy birthday, Oliver Hardy! David Leopold and Katherine Eastman are here for all, yes ALL, your Laurel and Hardy needs.

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Chewbacca

Star Trek

The Cher Show

New Drawings, courtesy of Jay Polk

Hirschfeld Auctions

ALL LAUREL AND HARDY IMAGES

1929 Yearbook

Hallelujah!

Laurel and Hardy in bed

Louisiana Purchase

Another Fine Mess

MGM Yearbook

Pardon Us

Pack Up Your Troubles

Devil’s Brothers

Busy Bodies

Sons of the Desert

Hail Hal Roach

Babes in Toyland

Hollywood Party

Oliver Hardy Mask

Stan Laurel Mask

Bonnie Scotland

Bohemian Girl

Our Relations

Swiss Miss

Air Raid Wardens

Nothing But Trouble

The Movies

Mural Wallpaper

1969 Drawing

Laurel and Hardy in an Oval

“Hollywood”

1991 Stamps

Here’s Looking At You

Comedians

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