Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/30/13) – JAY ROGERS


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Topics include: theater, cabaret, Howard Crabtree, When Pigs Fly.

Segment originally aired June 30, 2013, as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #429 (6/29/13): Jaytalking

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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon’s chat with comic actor Jay Rogers (When Pigs Fly). Plus: Inside Broadway, Saturday Segues (mom’s birthday), Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (momma), Rabbi Sol on taking his stage show to Greeley, CO.

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guest: comic actor Jay Rogers

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:46:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
01:11:00 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Jay Rogers
01:50:00 Sponsors & Weather
01:57:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later – Momma
02:24:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #72 – Shalom Dammit! in Greeley, CO
02:30:30 SATURDAY SEGUE – Mom’s Birthday
02:56:30 Thanks & Friends
03:06:30 DAVE GOES OFF – Devil Dogs
03:11:30 DAVE GOES OUT

June 29, 2013 Playlist: “Mama” (00:11:00; Electric Light Orchestra). “Mama” (00:18:00; The Sugarcubes). “Momma, Momma, Momma” (00:21:00; I Can Get it for You Wholesale (1962 Broadway cast w/ Elliott Gould). “Now I’m Your Mom” (00:24:00; David Byrne). “I Love My Mom” (00:28:30; The Roches). “Mother’s Day” (00:32:30; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (2010 Broadway cast w/ Sherie Renee Scott). “Mother Dear” (00:37:30; The Divine Comedy). “Rush” (01:09:00), “Cupid’s Arrow” (01:28:00) & “Laughing Matters” (01:37:00; When Pigs Fly off-Broadway cast w/ Jay Rogers). “Eat, Drink and Be Mary” (01:46:00; Jay Rogers). “Tell Me, Momma” (01:58:00), “Pretty Peggy-O” (02:02:30), “Ain’t Talkin’ ({alternate version} 02:06:00), “Call Letter Blues” (02:12:00) & “Highway 61 Revisited” (02:16:00; Bob Dylan). “Party Doll” (02:28:30; Buddy Knox). “Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes” (02:35:00; Perry Como). “Earth Angel” (02:38:00; The Penguins). Chopin’s “Prelude in E Minor” (02:40:30; Carmen Dragon Hollywood Symphony Orchestra). “Borchi Nafshi” (02:45:00; Shlomo Carlebach). “Come On a My House” (02:47:30; Mickey Katz).
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(Pictured: Jay Rogers, mother, mom’s manna from heaven.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/22/13) – ALAN MENKEN & Rabbi Sol Solomon

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Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Broadway and film composer Alan Menken

Topics include: Little Shop of Horrors, Leap of Faith, Newsies, Howard Ashman.

Segment originally aired June 22, 2013, as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #428 (6/22/13): Honorable Menken


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Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with award-winning composer Alan Menken. Plus: Rabbi Sol on Michael Karkoc, Inside Broadway, Saturday Segues (Folk Years, Slim Whitman), Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (folk years).

Host: Dave Lefkowitz

Guests: composer Alan Menken, Dave’s wife Joyce

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN w/ Joyce
00:31:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – The Folk Years
00:58:30 Sponsors
01:06:30 GUEST: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews Alan Menken
02:05:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
02:33:00 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later – folk years
03:00:00 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #71 – Michael Karkoc
03:20:30 Friends & Thanks
03:23:30 DAVE GOES OUT

June 22, 2013 Playlist: “Walk Right In (00:31:30; The Rooftop Singers). “Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (00:34:00; The Kingston Trio). “Green Green” (00:37:00; The New Christy Minstrels). “Sit Down, I Think I Love You” (00:39:00; Mojo Men). “My Old Man (live)” (00:41:30; The Smothers Brothers). “The Whistling Gypsy” (00:44:30; The Clancy Brothers). “Red Rubber Ball” (00:48:30; The Cyrkle). “For Lovin’ Me” (00:50:30; Gordon Lightfoot). “There’s a Meetin’ Here Tonight” (00:53:30; The Limeliters). “I Can Show You a Thing or Two” (Weird Romance 1992 off-Bway cast). “The Broadway Alien Song” (01:13:00; 2013 “Neighbors” TV show episode). “Dentist!” (01:17:00; Little Shop of Horrors 1982 off-Broadway cast w/Franc Luz). “Under the Sea” (01:26:00; The Little Mermaid 2007 Broadway cast w/Tituss Burgess). “The World Will Know” (01:42:30; Newsies 2012 Broadway cast w/ Jeremy Jordan). “Beauty and the Beast” (02:00:00; “Beauty and the Beast” 1991 film soundtrack w/ Angela Lansbury). “Little Girls” (02:29:30; Annie 1977 Broadway cast w/ Dorothy Loudon). “All I Really Want to Do” (02:35:00; Cher). “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” (02:38:30; Johnny Cash). “Love is Just a Four-Letter Word” (02:41:00; Joan Baez). “Boots of Spanish Leather” (02:45:00) & “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue” (02:51:30; Bob Dylan). “Mr. Tambourine Man” (02:49:30; The Byrds). “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” (03:06:30), “Rose Marie” (03:15:00), “Rhinestone Cowboy” (03:17:00) & “It’s All in the Game” (03:25:00; Slim Whitman).

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(Pictured: Alan Menken, Slim Whitman, The Folk Years set, Michael Karkoc.)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/15/13) – JAMES SHAPIRO


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Dave Lefkowitz interviews Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro

Topics include: Columbia University, William Shakespeare, King James I.

Segment originally aired June 15, 2013, as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By #427 (6/15/13): Shakespiro

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Featuring Dave’s chat with Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro. Plus: Inside Broadway, Saturday Segues (Joyce, McCartney/Wilson), Rabbi Sol Solomon on Michael Douglas, and Bob Dylan – Sooner & Later (Shakespeare – he’s in the alley)

Guests: Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro, Dave’s wife, Joyce

00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN w/ Joyce
00:14:00 SATURDAY SEGUE: Joyce’s Birthday
01:03:00 Sponsors
01:13:30 GUEST: James Shapiro
02:04:00 INSIDE BROADWAY
00:26:30 BOB DYLAN – Sooner & Later (Shakespeare – he’s in the alley)
03:06:00 Sponsors
03:11:30 RABBI SOL SOLOMON’S RABBINICAL REFLECTION #70: Michael Douglas
03:16:00 SATURDAY SEGUE – McCartney/Wilson
03:52:30 DAVE GOES OUT

June 15, 2013 Playlist: Jai Sita Ram (00:14:00) & “Shedding Skin (Beloved Friend)” (00:20:30; MC Yogi). “When I was Your Man” (00:17:00; Bruno Mars). “Teachers” (00:23:00; Leonard Cohen). “Academia” (00:26:00; Sia). “The Message” (00:29:00; Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five). “Hallelujah” (00:36:00; Rufus Wainwright). “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” (00:41:30), “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again” ({“Hard Rain” live version}; 02:37:00), “Po’ Boy” (02:43:00), “Highway 61 Revisited” ({alternate take} 02:46:00), “Floater” (02:49:30), “Desolation Row” ({“MTV Unplugged” live version; 02:54:30; Bob Dylan). “Heroes” ({“Stage” live version} 01:06:30; David Bowie). “Talk to Me” (01:12:30; Joni Mitchell). “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” (Kiss Me Kate 1948 Broadway cast; 02:02:00). “They Were You” (The Fantasticks, 1960 off-Broadway cast w/ Kenneth Nelson & Rita Gardner; 02:26:30). “Cuckoo Cuckoo” (03:21:30), “You Still Believe in Me” (03:25:30), “In My Room” (03:31:00), “Heroes and Villains” (03:35:00) & “I’m Waiting for the Day” (03:41:00; The Beach Boys). “I’ll Follow the Sun” (03:23:30), “For No One” (03:33:00) & “Things We Said Today” (03:38:30; The Beatles). “Man We was Lonely” (03:28:00) & “Monkberry Moon Delight” (03:44:00; Paul McCartney). “Never You Change” (03:56:00; Toots & the Maytals).
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(Pictured: James Shapiro, Shakespeare: The King’s Man DVD, Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Joyce Weil, Michael Douglas in “Wall Street.”)

Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/8/13) – ISA GOLDBERG


IsaGoldberg4Dave Lefkowitz interviews theater critic and Drama Desk president Isa Goldberg

Topics include: Tony Awards, Revival of a Play, Featured Actor in a Play.

Segment originally aired June 8, 2013, as part of the Tony Awards special edition of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/8/13) – SIMON SALTZMAN

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Dave Lefkowitz interviews Outer Critics Circle President Simon Saltzman

Topics include: Tony Awards, theater, Broadway, Actor in a Musical, Costumes in a Musical.

Segment originally aired June 8, 2013, as part of the Tony Awards special edition of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/8/13) – BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON


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Dave Lefkowitz interviews Theatermania critic Brian Scott Lipton
Topics include: Tony Awards, Actress in a Play, Featured Actress in a Play.

Segment originally aired June 8, 2013, as part of the Tony Awards special edition of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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Dave’s Gone By Interview (6/8/13) – LESLIE (HOBAN) BLAKE


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Dave Lefkowitz interviews “Two on the Aisle” theater critic Leslie (Hoban) Blake

Topics include: Tony Awards, Direction of a Play, Direction of a Musical

Segment originally aired June 8, 2013, as part of the Tony Awards special edition of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.

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More information on Dave’s Gone By: http://www.davesgoneby.com