This week on the Oddcast, a fascinating conversation with film producer Todd Shotz. He talks about creative inspiration, the differences between Broadway and L.A and between blockbusters and indies, as well as his work as a Jewish educator. A great, interesting interview.
From Leon Redbone to Barry Manilow. From “Sunny” to “98.6.” From “The Bristol Stomp” to The Buddy Holly Story.
Joe Renzetti has been (and is) a guitarist, music arranger, and film composer, and a success in all these areas. An unforgettable interview with the Oscar-winning musician about writing for and working with top actors, singers, and musicians.
Tony-nominated writer Bill Russell has written the books and lyrics for dozens of highly acclaimed Broadway and off-Broadway shows. He’s the author of Sideshow, and his AIDS-focused play, Elegies for Angels, has been produced in nine countries. He sat down with the Liars Club members including me, Jon McGoran, Merry Jones, and Keith Strunk for a lively discussion about playwriting and activism. Recorded February 2017.