Apr 17, 2008
WITH IN THE HEIGHTS playing Broadway to some success, and Into the Hoods also doing good business in the West End, Tim joins guest presenter Will Segal to delve into the past, present and future of the Hip Hop (or rap) musical. This episode: why rap is theatrical, Idlewild, Carmen - A Hip Hopera, 8 Mile and Will's own forthcoming rap opera, Outflow. Tim interviews Flitz and Holly Shanks of the Hip Hop Collective, who recently toured with The Hip Hop Adventures of Peter Peril. Continued in Episode 78.