"This is Broadway" is a series of more than 70 short radio interviews created by The Broadway League, as an effort to promote Broadway theatre, some 32 years ago. The program consisted of weekly three-and-a-half minute interviews with Broadway luminaries, hosted by Isobel Robins and Richard Seff, and syndicated to radio stations around the country.
Actress Liv Ullmann who starred in Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie" talks about the different techniques required for stage acting versus film acting, particularly with respect to the eyes and body movement.
Composer Stephen Schwartz talks about bringing "Pippin" to New York after a school production at Carnegie Tech, writing songs for "Godspell" off-Broadway after runs at Carnegie Tech and Cafe La Mama, and working with the same producers on "The Magic Show".
Veteran Broadway actor Jack Gilford, while appearing in "Sly Fox", talks about how important Broadway is to the city of New York and how the 1961 Actors Equity strike impacted the city.
"I Love My Wife" star Lenny Baker talks about the difference between playing large and intimate theatres, and the reactions of matinee audiences.
Top New York press agent Harvey Sabinson talks about his memoir "Darling, You Were Wonderful", the origin of the book title, and the behind-the-scenes content including notable flops.
"Sweet Charity" composer Cy Coleman discusses his 1977 musical "I Love My Wife" comprised of 4 characters and 4 musicians performing a "contemporary, eclectic score."