Articulate with Jim Cotter

Long and Winding Road

The most successful works to date of singer-songwriter and playwright Anais Mitchell and writer Douglas Stuart have been decades in the making. Mitchell created "Hadestown," the box office-smashing, multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Stuart wrote the Booker Prize-winning, best-selling novel "Shuggie Bain." Segment 1: The Slow Road Anais Mitchell spent more than a decade creating her multi-Tony Award-winning musical "Hadestown." So all-encompassing was her task that it took an intervention...
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Thursday, October 6 at 3:30 pm on 12.1

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  • Monday, October 31 at 4:30 am on 12.2
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ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER is an arts magazine series, hosted by award-winning journalist Jim Cotter, that explores the variety, quality and heritage of creativity, while also showing how art speaks to us in our everyday lives. The fresh and unique stories featured in the 12-part series include: the history of tap dancing as a cross-cultural art form; the work of multimedia artist Sam Durant; the role of improvisation in dance with choreographer Matthew Neenan; and the on-stage work and off-stage educational efforts of French pianist Claire-Marie Le Guay.