May 8, 2019
For over three decades, Tony Award-winner Bob Martin has worked
as an actor and writer. Early in his career, Martin was directing
for Second City in Toronto. He's also written for TV, with the
Chicago Tribune calling Slings and Arrows "one of the most loving
satires to have ever graced television." He 's best known for
writing and starring in the hilarious The Drowsy Chaperone, for
which Martin won the 2006 Tony Award for "Best Book of a
His most recent Broadway show, The Prom, received 7 Tony Award nominations.
We talk about how the revision process is crucial to a great script
Martin updates us on the Broadway adaptations of The Princess Bride, NIght at the Museum and Slings and Arrows.
And Martin explains why it can be emotionally challenging to watch a performance of The Drowsy Chaperone.