27 episodes

Explore 20th century entertainment through the lens of Hirschfeld drawings

The Hirschfeld Century Podcast The Al Hirschfeld Foundation

    • Performing Arts

Explore 20th century entertainment through the lens of Hirschfeld drawings

    Episode 26 – Hal Prince

    Episode 26 – Hal Prince

    Happy new year from the Al Hirschfeld Foundation! In this first episode of 2020, David Leopold and Katherine Eastman relive the magic that is the career of Hal Prince. Don't forget to follow along in the show notes, where you can see all of the drawings that are talked about in real time!



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    In the Company of Harold Prince exhibition at the NYPLPA



    Say, Darling



    Pajama Game (1973 revival)



    Tickets Please



    Call Me Madam



    Wonderful Town



    Celebrating Wonderful Town



    Damn Yankees



    New Girl in Town



    West Side Story (original production)



    West Side Story (all other drawings)



    A Family Affair



    Doily Drawings: Bloomer Girl, Meet Me in St Louis, Louisiana Purchase, 1928 Laurel and Hardy



    Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum



    Fiddler on the Roof



    She Loves Me



    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman



    Zorba



    Cabaret



    Boris Aronson



    Company



    Follies



    A Little Night Music



    Pacific Overtures



    Side by Side by Sondheim



    On the Twentieth Century



    Sweeney Todd



    Evita



    Merrily We Roll Along



    A Doll’s Life



    Grind



    Cabaret (1987)



    Joel Grey in Cabaret



    The Phantom of the Opera



    Michael Crawford



    Colm Wilkinson



    Kiss of the Spider Woman



    Show Boat



    Candide



    Hollywood Arms



    Hal Prince



    Prince Theater Mural (part 2)



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    AUDIO TOUR – Hirschfeld at The Harmonie Club

    AUDIO TOUR – Hirschfeld at The Harmonie Club

    David Leopold gives an audio tour of the current Hirschfeld exhibition at the Harmonie Club in New York City



    . The tour begins on the main level in the Library, and continues on the fourth floor in the Hub. The exhibition will remain up until January 17, 2020. For those not at the Harmonie Club, follow along with the drawings below in the show notes.







    The Library



    George and Ira Gershwin, 1990



    Ella Fitzgerald, 1993



    Fred Astaire, 1973



    Mick Jagger, 1999



    Liza Minnelli, 1999



    My Fair Lady, 1956



    Les Misérables, 1987



    Carol Channing, 1964



    Elvis Presley, 1968



    Lena Horne, 1952



    Marlon Brando, 1998



    Albert Einstein, 1994



     



    The Hub



    Self Portrait, 1993



    Artie Shaw, 1945



    Frank Sinatra, 1946



    Hoagy Carmichael, 1945



    Julius Caesar, 1955



    Nine Old Men of the Supreme Court, 1937



    Jerome Robbins' Broadway, 1989



    American Ballet Theatre, 1980



    Blithe Spirit, 1941

    Episode 25 – The First Drawing of the Marx Brothers (with Robert S. Bader)

    Episode 25 – The First Drawing of the Marx Brothers (with Robert S. Bader)

    BREAKING NEWS! The first Hirschfeld drawing of the Marx Brothers has been found/confirmed. Robert S. Bader joins David and Katherine to discuss the new find. Follow along and see all of the drawings as you listen in the show notes.



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    The first drawing of the Marx Brothers (June 8, 1935)



    Spencer Tracy (MGM June 1935)



    Laurel and Hardy (MGM June 1935)



    A Night at the Opera



    Jailbirds of Paradise



    The Stages at Cinema Cathedrals



    Cracked Iceman



    Merrily We Roll Along



    The Big Store

    Episode 24 – The Algonquin Round Table

    Episode 24 – The Algonquin Round Table

    David and Katherine are back, this time celebrating the centennial of the Algonquin Round Table! Hear tales of the Round Table as they relate to Hirschfeld....and some tangents (as always!).



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    The Algonquin Round Table



    Alexander Woollcott



    The Man Who Came to Dinner



    Sidney Chaplin / Irene Rich



    Rehearsal of Yellow Jacket



    Summer Theater Peoples



    Heywood Broun



    Shoot the Works



    Manhattan Oases



    Marc Connelly



    Wild Man of Borneo



    Green Pastures



    The Farmer Takes a Wife



    Black Monday



    Robert Benchley



    Self Portrait, 1993



    Dorothy Parker



    Disney Round Table (not Looney Tunes)



    Robert Sherwood



    Road to Rome



    Abe Lincoln in Illinois



    Idiot's Delight



    There Shall Be No Night



    Rugged Path



    Dance A Little Closer



    Edna Ferber



    Show Boat



    The Royal Family



    George S Kaufman



    Strike up the Band



    Sacha Guitry



    Once in a Lifetime



    You Can't Take it With You



    Merrily We Roll Along



    Of Thee I Sing



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    Episode 23 – Interview with Eric Goldberg

    Episode 23 – Interview with Eric Goldberg

    Take a magic carpet ride with David, Katherine, and legendary Disney animator Eric Goldberg! Eric tells of Hirschfeld's influence on his own work in animation through the years. We hope you enjoy this very special episode.



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    Episode 22 – Laurel and Hardy

    Episode 22 – Laurel and Hardy

    Happy birthday, Oliver Hardy! David Leopold and Katherine Eastman are here for all, yes ALL, your Laurel and Hardy needs.



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    Chewbacca



    Star Trek



    The Cher Show



    New Drawings, courtesy of Jay Polk



    Hirschfeld Auctions



    ALL LAUREL AND HARDY IMAGES



    1929 Yearbook



    Hallelujah!



    Laurel and Hardy in bed



    Louisiana Purchase



    Another Fine Mess



    MGM Yearbook



    Pardon Us



    Pack Up Your Troubles



    Devil's Brothers



    Busy Bodies



    Sons of the Desert



    Hail Hal Roach



    Babes in Toyland



    Hollywood Party



    Oliver Hardy Mask



    Stan Laurel Mask



    Bonnie Scotland



    Bohemian Girl



    Our Relations



    Swiss Miss



    Air Raid Wardens



    Nothing But Trouble



    The Movies



    Mural Wallpaper



    1969 Drawing



    Laurel and Hardy in an Oval



    "Hollywood"



    1991 Stamps



    Here's Looking At You



    Comedians



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