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NEIL HANSON - Unknown Soldiers

CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Release Date: 11/10/2018

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Actor Bri Sudia joins the CONVERSATION to discuss sign language interpretation for the theater and her upcoming role as Mona Juul in the highly-anticipated TimeLine Theatre Company|Broadway in Chicago production of “OSLO” directed by Nick Bowling. Originally posted September 16, 2019

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Singer/Actor/Voiceover Artist Julie Garnyé, currently appearing in cast of the North American tour of "Come From Away," joins the CONVERSATION to discuss her performance career that includes Grizabella in National Tour of the musical CATS and a long run in the original cast of Disney’s FROZEN: Live at the Hyperion Theatre.

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Dann Gire, the award-winning journalist and film critic for the Daily Herald for over four decades, joins the CONVERSATION to discuss the responsibilities of critics in the understanding of the arts and the development and impact of the Chicago Film Critics Association. Originally posted July 25, 2019

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Roche Schulfer, the long-serving Executive Director of Chicago's Goodman Theatre, joins the conversation following the opening of Mary Zimmerman’s revival of “The Music Man”—the Tony Award winning director’s 16th Goodman show in a 25-year association. Originally posted July 15, 2019

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Ron Kellum, Cirque du Soleil's Artistic Director for VOLTA, joins the CONVERSATION during the hit show's Chicago run to discuss Cirque's development process and the extraordinarily gifted performers in the company. Originally posted June 22, 2019

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Former State Senator William Marovitz joins the CONVERSATION to talk about the 2016 Chicago Cubs World Series victory and the upcoming world premiere of “MIRACLE-The Musical” at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago. Originally posted May 6, 2019  

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

The talented Chicago actor and vocalist Sharriese Hamilton joins the CONVERSATION to discuss the Chicago Children's Theatre production of "The Watsons Go To Birmingham-1963" and what's up next: the role of Hannah in the Australian company of the international hit "Come From Away." Originally posted April 28, 2019.

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Cory Lippiello, Artistic Administrator for Lyric Opera of Chicago joins the CONVERSATION to talk about casting the highly-anticipated production of West Side Story.

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Director Louis Contey joins the CONVERSATION to discuss the Shattered Globe Theatre production of Kate Foder’s “Hannah and Martin” tracing the relationship—and passionate love affair—between the German-Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt and her mentor, the celebrated German philosopher Martin Heidegger and the impact that the rise to power of the Nazi party had on the course of their lives. Originally posted April 8, 2019

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CONVERSATIONS with Ed Tracy

Dana Tretta and Christopher Kale Jones, the two powerhouse stars of the Mercury Theater Chicago production of “Little Shop of Horrors” directed by L Walter Stearns with musical director Eugene Dizon, join the CONVERSATION to talk about just how fiendishly desperate—and painfully real—things are for the star-crossed lovers in the macabre 1982 hit with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman. Originally posted March 19, 2019

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Historian Neil Hanson joins the CONVERSATION in London for a fascinating look back 100 years to the end of World War I and the events that followed. His book, UNKNOWN SOLDIERS: The Story of the Missing of the First World War (Knopf 2005) recounts the life and combat history of three soldiers – an American from Chicago, George Seibold, an Englishman, Alec Reader and a German, Paul Hub – representing the over 3 million who fought and died on all sides whose remains have never been accounted for.

Season 3 Episode 19 Originally posted November 10, 2018
Recorded in London.