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Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Subject Was Roses by Frank Gilroy (1965): Chosen by Committee episode 43 by Phindie Podcasts

Chosen by Committee · Episode 43- The Subject Was Roses (1965) Today, Frank Gilroy may be best known as the father of screenwriters Tony Gilroy… The post The Subject Was Roses by Frank G…

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1962): Chosen by Committee episode 42 by Phindie Podcasts

Based on Shepherd Mead’s 1952 faux self-help book of the same name, the comedy musical How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying won the… The post How To Succeed In Business With…

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Friday, July 16, 2021

All the Way Home by Tad Mosel (1961): Chosen by Committee episode 40 by Phindie Podcasts

In a long-awaited return to the podcast game, Josh, John, and Chris discuss Tad Mosel’s All the Way Home, winner of the 1961 Pulitzer Prize… The post All the Way Home by Tad Mosel (1961…

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Fiorello! by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (1960): Chosen by Committee episode 39 by Phindie Podcasts

Back in dark days of January 2021, the podders at Chosen by Committee considered the political biographic musical Fiorello! The post Fiorello! by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (1960): Chose…

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

J.B. by Archibald MacLeish (1959): Chosen by Committee Episode 38 by Phindie Podcasts

On this episode of Chosen by Committee, Josh, John, and Chris talk poetry and bible, and wonder why this play didn't quite work. The post J.B. by Archibald MacLeish (1959): Chosen by Committ…

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Look Homeward, Angel by Ketti Frings (1958): Chosen by Committee Episode 36 by Phindie Podcasts

In 1958 the Pulitzer Prize for Drama went to Look Homeward, Angel, Ketti Frings's adaptation of the Thomas Wolfe novel. This week's episode of Chosen by Committee discusses the award-winning…

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill (1957): Chosen by Committee Episode 35 by Phindie Podcasts

This week, hosts Josh, John, and Chris take a long day's journey into night with the 1957 winner by Eugene O'Neill, his fourth. The post Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill (…

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett (1956): Chosen by Committee Episode 34 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris discuss Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's dramatization of The Diary of Anne Frank, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1956. The post The Diary of Anne Frank b…

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams (1955): Chosen by Committee Episode 33 by Phindie Podcasts

In 1955, playwright Tennessee Williams won his second Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The post Cat On A Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams (1955): Chosen by Committee Epi…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Teahouse Of The August Moon by John Patrick (1954): Chosen by Committee Episode 32 by Phindie Podcasts

This week, hosts Josh, John, and Chris talk about racism, identity, and 1954's Pulitzer winner The Teahouse of August Moon The post The Teahouse Of The August Moon by John Patrick (1954): Ch…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Picnic by William Inge (1953): Chosen by Committee Episode 31 by Phindie Podcasts

William Inge, his place in the American dramatic canon, and queer coding. The post Picnic by William Inge (1953): Chosen by Committee Episode 31 appeared first on phindie.

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Death of a Saleman by Arthur Miller (1949): Chosen by Committee episode 28 by Phindie Podcasts

We talk about Arthur Miller, specifically Death of.a Salesman (1949) with a dash of All my Sons, as a treat.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Harvey by Mary Chase (1945): Chosen by Committee Episode 25 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris talk about the play about the rabbit you might've seen in high school

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder (1943): Chosen by Committee Episode 24 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris disagree again about Thorton Wilder. Then, they chart a path forward.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

There Shall Be No Light by Robert E. Sherwood (1941): Chosen by Committee Episode 23 by Phindie Podcasts

For episode 23, podders Josh, John, and Chris discuss There Shall Be No Light, the third and final prizewinning play by Robert E. Sherwood.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan (1940): Chosen by Committee Episode 22 by Phindie Podcasts

William Saroyan's The Time of Your Life presents a colorful cast of drinkers. Josh, John, and Chris liked it a bunch.

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Friday, August 21, 2020

ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS by Robert E. Sherwood (1939): Chosen by Committee Episode 21 by Phindie Podcasts

In this episode of Chosen by Committee, hosts Josh, John, and Chris wonder how Robert E. Sherwood won the 1939 Pulitzer.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder (1938): Chosen by Committee SPECIAL LIVE EDITION (episode 20) by Phindie Podcasts

Oh no! John Rosenberg is moving to LA! To see him off and celebrate the 20th episode of Chosen by Committee, the podders got together and recorded LIVE in John's backyard!

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart (1937): Chosen by Committee Episode 19 by Phindie Podcasts

George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1937 for You Can't Take it With You.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

IDIOT’S DELIGHT by Robert E. Sherwood (1936): Chosen by Committee Episode 18 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, Chris, and John discuss Idiot's Delight, the first of three (!!!) Pulitzer Prize-winning plays by Robert E. Sherwood.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Old Maid by Zoe Akins (1935): Chosen by Committee Episode 17 by Phindie Podcasts

We consider expectations of female-penned literature, the role of casual racism, and Edith Wharton.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Men in White by Sidney Kingsley (1934): Chosen by Committee Episode 16 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris discuss Men in White, the history of medicine, and good tv shows set in hospitals.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Both Your Houses by Maxwell Anderson (1933): Chosen by Committee Episode 15 by Phindie Podcasts

Chris rambles about economics, Josh sings a bit of Hamilton, and the trio discuss the West Wing.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Of Thee I Sing by George & Ira Gershwin, George S. Kaufman, and Morrie Ryskind (1932): Chosen by Committee Episode 14 by Phindie Podcasts

This episode of Chosen by Committee talks about our first musical winner, Of Thee I Sing

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Alison’s House by Susan Glaspell (1931): Chosen by Committee Episode 13 by Phindie Podcasts

This week's episode talks about poetry, who art belongs to, and Emily Dickinson.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Green Pastures by Marc Connolly (1930): Chosen by Committee Episode 12 by Phindie Podcasts

The trio discusses Green Pastures, a retelling of the Old Testament of the Bible using an all-black cast and a black vernacular. The writer, Marc Connolly was white.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Street Scene by Elmer Rice (1929): Chosen by Committee Episode 11 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris discuss and praise the 1929 Pulitzer winner for drama

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Strange Interlude by Eugene O’Neill: Chosen by Committee Episode 10 by Phindie Podcasts

The Pulitzers go for Modernism with Eugene O'Neill's 1928 drama winner

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

In Abraham’s Bosom by Paul Green (1927): Chosen by Committee Episode 9 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Christopher discuss Paul Green's 1927 work In Abraham's Bosom. It hasn't aged well.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Craig’s Wife by George Kelly (1926): Chosen by Committee Episode 8 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris discuss George Kelley's Craig's Wife. We also spend the first 10 minutes talking about art's funding and Philadelphia theater during the COVID-19 crisis

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard (1925): Chosen by Committee Episode 7 by Phindie Podcasts

Join the crew as we talk about the 2020 Pulitzer picks, West Coast optimism, and the 1925 Pulitzer winner

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre