City Lights: Colman Domingo on Nat King Cole; ASO on Star Wars; And More

Portrait of Wesley Prince, Oscar Moore, and Nat King Cole, Zanzibar, in New York, N.Y. circa July 1946.
Portrait of Wesley Prince, Oscar Moore, and Nat King Cole, Zanzibar, in New York, N.Y. circa July 1946.
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Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:38: Lois Reitzes talks with actor, director and playwright Colman Domingo about his new musical, “Lights Out: Nat King Cole.” The play is currently the highest grossing show ever at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.
  • 26:20: Atlanta-based pianist and director of the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, Joe Alterman, sits down with Reitzes to talk about the lineup for this year’s festival and his goals for it. The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival is at various venues through March 16.
  • 37:30: Reitzes speaks with Brian Hecht of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and gets a preview of what to expect for their upcoming live accompaniment of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.”