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Matt Sax

Drama

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20081107

24-year-old actor and playwright Matt Sax talks about his hip-hop musical, Clay.  Full of Shakespearian undertones, the play is a coming-of-age story that follows a young man’s journey from a broken home to musical stardom. Sax discusses the play’s origins at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and how it has evolved on several stages before taking it off-Broadway via the Lincoln Center.

| Subject Matter: Coming-of-Age, Shakespeare, Hip-Hop | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Drama |

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Thursday, March 1, 2018
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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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