The Sound of Applause

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The Sound of Applause is WCPN's weekday exploration into the world of local and national culture.

Most Recent Episodes

Steven Lutvak, Diz Long & Franny Taft

Dee Perry welcomes the composer and lyricist behind Tony-winner A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - Steven Lutvak .

Steven Lutvak

Dee Perry welcomes the composer and lyricist behind Tony-Award-winner A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder.

James "Diz" Long

We share the story of Cleveland bodyguard James "Diz" Long as told to CWRU professor William Siebenschuh.

Franny Taft

Dee welcomes Cleveland Arts Prize winner Franny Taft to discuss her new two volume memoir - Sketches From Life.

Music Master: Smokey Robinson

Dee Perry shares her conversation with Motown legend Smokey Robinson whom the Rock Hall celebrates as a Music Master.

Hal Walker

Dee Perry welcomes music educator Hal Walker to teach the science of sound to 5th grade students from Miles Park School.

Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson

Dee shares conversations with Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson the R&B legends who perform at Playhouse Square Friday.

Tanya Barfield

Dan Polletta speaks with acclaimed playwright Tanya Barfield about her play The Call onstage at Dobama Theater.

Geraldine Brooks & Merima Ključo

Dee Perry welcomes novelist Geraldine Brooks and musician Merima Ključo to discuss People of the Book.

Geraldine Brooks, Tanya Barfield and Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson

Dee Perry welcomes Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Geraldine Brooks to turn the pages of her new book - The Secret Chord

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