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'Chaplin': The Man Behind The Little Tramp

Monday, October 01, 2012

Rob McClure as Charlie Chaplin in "Chaplin" on Broadway (Courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown)

For most, the name Charlie Chaplin calls to mind a tiny mustache, bowler hat, baggy pants, and a funny walk -- a whole slew of images, but all of them silent. Which perhaps makes the iconic silent film star an unlikely subject for a Broadway musical. And yet, Chaplin is at the center of one of Broadway’s newest musical productions, simply titled Chaplin.

Rob McClure -- who plays the title role in the production -- joins us to share details about about the man behind "The Little Tramp" -- from his early poverty-stricken youth on the London vaudeville circuit to his talent for composing film scores to his later days as a political exile from the United States. 

Guests:

Rob McClure

Comments [1]

kevin from upper LS

does no one comment on website show pages anymore? did FB kill that ? or, is part of it your time change [from 2 to 9 pm]?

Oct. 05 2012 10:19 PM

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