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Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda

This special half-hour episode features Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns), both of whom are bringing musicals back to the big screen. Join Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda as they talk about navigating the differences of film performance versus live concert and theatre performances; removing one’s armor in front of the camera and finding a new source of adrenaline when a live audience isn’t present in the equation. Listen to Lady Gaga speak about her lifelong dream of becoming an actress even before becoming a multi-awarded musician and icon. Hear why Lin-Manuel first got into writing musicals.

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  • 2019-06-23T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-23T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-29T18:30:00-07:00
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Sam Elliot and Dakota Johnson

This episode features Glenn Close (The Wife) with Sam Elliott (A Star is Born) in conversation. Hear Sam Elliot talk about the level of trust he and his director, Bradley Cooper, have cultivated and his love for co-star Lady Gaga. Glenn Close talks about her choice to play the unusual role of wife to a Nobel prize winner.

  • 2019-06-22T18:30:00-07:00
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Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda

This special half-hour episode features Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns), both of whom are bringing musicals back to the big screen. Join Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda as they talk about navigating the differences of film performance versus live concert and theatre performances; removing one’s armor in front of the camera and finding a new source of adrenaline when a live audience isn’t present in the equation.

  • 2019-06-23T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-23T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-29T18:30:00-07:00
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Julia Roberts and Amy Adams

This episode features Julia Roberts (Homecoming) in conversation with Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora). Learn which movie both stellar actresses auditioned for and if either of them got the part. Meanwhile, Amy Adams (Sharp Objects) and Richard Madden (Bodyguard) discuss how they handle the anxiety of playing difficult characters. Finally, Taraji P.

  • 2019-06-30T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-30T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-06T18:30:00-07:00
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Variety Studio: Actors On Actors

Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) with Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora); Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) with Regina Hall (Black Monday); Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon) with Renee Zellweger (What/If).

  • 2019-07-07T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-07T19:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-13T18:30:00-07:00
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Variety Studio: Actors On Actors

Robin Wright (House of Cards) with Chris Pine (I Am the Night); Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon) with Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects); Sacha Baron Cohen (Who is America?) with Don Cheadle (Black Monday).

  • 2019-07-14T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-14T19:00:00-07:00
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