I've been posting a bunch of videos related to The Music Man lately, and thought that although this one was different, it fit in very nicely. It's a wonderful 14 minutes with Barbara Cook -- the original 'Marian the Librarian' -- talking about her experiences on the musical, from its creation to working with Robert Preston and more in between, on Theater Talk with host Julius Reidel.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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