Morning Classical

Phyllis Silver interviewed pianist Greg Presley about his experiences working as a staff accompanist for dancer and choreographer Martha Graham.

Spokane Civic Theatre Academy will present the musical Wanda's World opening July 21, 2017.  Director Preston Loomer, cast members Molly Mickey and Jillian Selley and Civic Theatre artistic director Lenny Bart visited the KPBX studio to talk about the show and the Civic Theater's Academy educational programs.

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre's presents The Secret Garden opening July 21, 2017 at the CVHS Performing Arts Center.  This morning Verne talked with director Yvonne Johnson, music director David Brewster, and cast members Michael Muzatko, Andrea Olsen, Maitlin Toth, Christopher Tamayo and Noelle Fries, about the production and got a preview of several songs from the show. 

Stage Left Theater in Spokane will present A.R. Gurney's romantic comedy Sylvia about a marriage and a dog opening July 14, 2017.  Director Chris Taylor and actor Jennie Oliver - who plays the title dog - visited the studio to talk about the production which will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 14. 

Sixth Street Theater & Melodrama in Wallace Idaho will open their summer season July 5, 2017 with the melodrama Bad Business at the Brewery, or Who Botched Bessie's Brew? This morning Verne talked with director Cindy Bentley about the production which runs through July 30.