The Scene is a podcast by The Clyde Fitch Report, featuring interviews with leading figures from film, TV, Broadway, and regional theater. It was a named a New and Notable podcast by Apple in 2016.
While the show has currently concluded, you can find all the past episodes here or on the CFR. Special thanks to co-producer and Executive Editor of the CFR Leonard Jacobs and audio engineer Joseph Delgado, who also made the show possible. From James Cromwell on environmental issues, to Jason Mraz on his role in Broadway’s waitress, to Antoinette Nwandu on staging new black narratives, the show covered a wide range of artists and issues, so I hope you find some conversations worth listening to.
Vox's film critic joins CFR's Sean Douglass and Jose Solís to review their "favourite" movies of the year.
On this podcast, two actors imagine how the arts could better represent a highly overlooked minority.
Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.
Meet the first black couple to both be nominated for Emmys in the same year.
The artistic director of The Flea leads us toward a wise new way of approaching race and identity.
Talking with Peter Marks, Diep Tran and Jose Solis on their new podcasts and why criticism shouldn't be as white as "an Abercrombie and Fitch catalog."
We're not the first nation to face propaganda from a government prone to lies and deceit.
A conversation with authors John Biggs and B.J. Mendelson on the future of social media and A.I.
An M.I.A.-approved podcast with film director Stephen Loveridge.
How a Tony-winning costume designer confronts audiences with the odd and unexpected.
Playwright Antoinette Nwandu on writing new kinds of black characters and her upcoming film with Spike Lee.
The playwright discusses collaborating with Wilson, his former roommate, adapting his Pulitzer-nominated play to film, and some surprising encounters with London's wildlife.
For this Grammy winner, starring in the musical "Waitress" is a "retreat center" from life on the road.
On our podcast, the American Idol and Broadway vet discusses playing NYC's notorious master builder in a new Off-Broadway musical.
A conversation with the playwright and Executive Story Editor for Netflix's Ozark.
The Twister and Hamlet director discusses his new film, an adaptation of Jordan Harrison's Pulitzer-nominated play.
In this podcast, James Cromwell reflects on his arrest and the truth about fracking.