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Classic Stage Company Offers Classic Conversations

Courtesy of Classic Stage Company

Danielle Brooks and Jon Batiste were announced as part of the guest lineup for Classic Stage Company’s (CSC) Classic Conversations series.

As CSC awaits the return of live productions, its virtual Classic Conversations initiative offers revealing discussions with an array of theater luminaries. Classic Conversations free virtual version will include Performers, Musicians/Composers, Playwrights, and Former CSC Artistic Directors.


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Past conversations included some of our favorites such as Anika Noni Rose, André De Shields, and Heather Headley, just to name a few.


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Classic Conversations began in 2020 with members of CSC’s pandemic-postponed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins, and since then have expanded to capture stories and voices from across a theater world.


Classic Conversations will premiere Thursdays at 6pm on YouTube and Facebook, and available to view afterward on these platforms and Instagram IGTV. See below for the full lineup.


Spring 2021 Classic Conversations Schedule by Date

January 21: Danielle Brooks

January 28: Chris Martin

February 4: Shaina Taub

February 11: John Turturro

February 18: Kate Hamill

February 25: Barry Edelstein

March 4: Sarah Ruhl

March 11: TBA

March 18: Carey Perloff

March 25: TBA

April 1: John Kander

April 8: Jon Batiste


Guests for March 11 and 25 will be announced at a later date.


Additional information concerning the Classic Conversations series may be viewed on their website.

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