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Episode 36: André De Shields: Lessons From A Master

On this week’s episode, Mr. Wiz himself, André De Shields, joins Jamie and Rob for dinner at Orso Restaurant to discuss his 50 year career as a performing artist during which he has played such seminal roles as The Wiz in “The Wiz,” The Viper in Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Jester in Play On!, Horse in “The Full Monty”, and his current Tony-nominated role as Hermes in Hadestown on Broadway. Take a seat, and learn some lessons from a theatrical legend and master.  

This week’s music: André De Shields performing “The Viper’s Drag” from Ain’t Misbehavin’, “Way Down Hadestown” from Hadestown., Stephanie Mills singing “Home” from The Wiz, and André singing “So You Wanted To See The Wizard” from “The Wiz” and “I’m Just A Lucky So And So” from Play On!