Bill English http://kalw.org en Chetty's Lullaby ~ Silent Sky ~ Jerusalem ~ Mostly British Film http://kalw.org/post/chettys-lullaby-silent-sky-jerusalem-mostly-british-film <div><p>This week on Open Air, actor and trumpet player Philip Watt discusses “<a href="http://www.chettyslullaby.com/">Chetty’s</a><a href="http://www.chettyslullaby.com/"> Lullaby</a>” at Stagewerx, about the tragic downfall of legendary&nbsp; jazz musician Chet Baker; San Francisco playwright <a href="http://laurengunderson.com/">Lauren Gunderson </a>shares details about her new stage play "<a href="http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/1314-season/silentsky">Silent Sky</a>", which is currently in production at TheatreWorks and tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 20th century female scientist who made startling discoveries in the 'man’s world' of astronomy;&nbsp; and director Bill English talks about the first West Coast production of “<a href="http://sfplayhouse.org/sfph/jerusalem/">Jerusalem</a>” at San Francisco Playhouse, Jez Butterworth’s epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play.&nbsp;Regular contributor Peter Robinson talks about the <a href="http://sfpl.org/">San Francisco Public Library </a>and gives some of his picks for the <a href="http://mostlybritish.org/">Mostly British Film Festival</a>.&nbsp; <strong>Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on January 16, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:16:53 +0000 David Latulippe 38441 at http://kalw.org Chetty's Lullaby ~ Silent Sky ~ Jerusalem ~ Mostly British Film Operatic Shakespeare ~ Rock'n President Jackson http://kalw.org/post/operatic-shakespeare-rockn-president-jackson <P>On this week's Open Air, host David Latulippe talked with tenor Saimir Pirgu, who is singing in the SF Opera production of Bellini’s “The Capulets and Montagues”, and with Bill English, director of SF Playhouse, to discuss their new season and season-opener:&nbsp; the rock musical, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," now playing.&nbsp; Plus Peter Robinson stops by with an update of recent cultural events.&nbsp; Listen anytime here (originally broadcast 10/11/12).</P> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:31:27 +0000 David Latulippe 17726 at http://kalw.org Operatic Shakespeare ~ Rock'n President Jackson