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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

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11:36 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

"This is the popularity of this movie has always been baffling to me I I know I never understood why Napoleon dynamite big became such a a you know a big in the success and became so popular in in the world of pop culture I don't under I don't get it never like the movie never will find the character to be incredibly annoying so I agree with Napoleon dynamite being in this article John hater briefly inexplicably became a star in the strength of his deeply annoying portrayal of a slack jawed we'd named dead Napoleon dynamite some audiences believe this act to be some kind of absurdist work of art he kissing cousin of Bill Murray and Gilda Radner's nerd characters on Saturday Night Live its comedy your mileage may vary but if Napoleon dynamite is not for you it is very much not for you as they write and I could not agree with more could not agree more with that assessment that movie makes me nuts I remember when I saw I've only seen at the one time because I just I can't I can't I can't handle the character thought that the movie was forced and and I just never understood the popularity of of what W. damn I hate it I love Napoleon dynamite I can wash it off it's a terrible movie what are you talking about even with the main character that he I would want to punch repeatedly in the face for two hours do you drink skim milk because you think you're fat you're probably drink at least two percent if not hold me yeah I don't even I don't need to I saw that one time and I want to I saw it one time and I want to rip my eyes out of my head dads it's a team that is unbearable movie out makes me laugh Everytime god all god I could quote it all day all day every day heat every frame of it seven oh six area code says net Ryerson well yeah by design yeah by design but tell those great but yeah the character is insufferable seven oh four eight could Dwight Yoakum in sling blade is he's a he's a jerk is the insufferable annoying I don't know if he's insufferable or it is definitely a juror yeah there's there's there's no question about it but it's a very good performance it's a terrific performs great performance yeah for Mr be how about Sam winds in that bobcat guy like nails on a chalkboard I'm assuming that he means bobcat Goldthwait okay I don't know what Sam lines is what that means but bobcat Goldthwait I guess you but he must be some of the police academy movies by the way but can't gold we don't really talk like that I think he's also really great filmmaker now like a really great filmmaker seven a waiter causes my submission for an insufferable character would be yeah man Jack Lemmon's shell Sheldon Shelley Shelly the machine Levine in Glengarry Glen Ross lemon played masterfully as always but the characters hard to take yeah really a lot a likable characters in that play or that movie you call yourself a salesman yeah now I am but I'm I'm can you know the thing the thing about that I love that movie obviously it's it's great it's great you know if in the end just the cast I mean the cat cast is just insanely good but yeah I mean it's not I mean I don't even I don't know if there are any likable characters in that the in that in that movie like Erin I was a real he's a real he's another one that's insufferable Alan Arkin character and out the same the same in that Texas was weak Sam Kinison oh no no no I love to be kissing can't Sam Kennison we descend on Sam Kennison you can as it was a genius man but yeah but city so so the thing about Glengarry Glen Ross Glengarry Glen Ross is by but it's my second favorite player of all time my first being angels in America but does but my second favorite player of all time and the Alec Baldwin monologue was written for the movie it's not in the play so is the purest when I watch the movie on like this does not need to be it's awesome and Baldwin delivers it beautifully but because I love that place I think it's a perfect play every time I watch the movie I'm like this is awesome doesn't need to be here does not need to be in this it does not need to be in it because I think clin Gargan losses kind of perfect play one of the best productions I've ever seen a glowing Gargan Ross was at the Steppenwolf I want to say it was I'll be seventeen eighteen years ago it was directed by any Morton Nussbaum played Mike Nussbaum played living a past ways he played Roma one of the best sex I've ever seen the second act reveal of the because the the first act in the the first active of Glengarry Glen Ross in the play they they change it up in the movie the first act in the play takes place in the Chinese restaurant it's scenes that are better that takes place the different booths in a Chinese restaurant the first set that they had on stage at the Steppenwolf was just like booths from a Chinese restaurant and then for the second act reveal because it when the second it takes place in the office the whole second act was the office which has been ransacked as it for people who know someone broke into the offices all the leads they stole its arm so the reveal of that set I saw that I saw that Russian three times the reveal of that set every time I saw the that set the top of the second act the reveal of the sec got applause because it was so amazing like in and how they reveal that these revolved it now all of a sudden you're in this in this ransacked office it was one of the best sets of one of the best it's a simple thing it was just an office chair but the way they unveiled in the way they moved it there was one of the best productions I've ever seen that show and and David was great AS Roma he's one he's great you know you know you know the legendary story about opening night nineteen eighty three now opened at the Goodman theater here in Chicago Mantegna played Roma and you know all the other guy all the other guys that you know from from you know Chicago man itself they were all in it the usual suspects absolutely and so so there in the first act and and there's a there's a a big monologue that Rome has even seen the movie yes where he's where he's cornering Jonathan Pryce we're we're almost cornering the you know and and give them this huge monologue and eventually pulls out the pamphlet wants to sell him some land okay opening night my ten year went up on his line like his monologue blanked like blanked on his monologue yes on stage he's on cities in William Peterson played I played the the the customer right season stage with but with bill Peterson and he's trying to help unlikely Peterson is trying to help him but he just goes completely blank and that's the final that's the final scene of the first act I was very short first act so he can't think of it he's blanked he's completely blanked and this is opening night of the show everybody from around the country is there to see it Roy Leonard was there he told me be vis verifies the story so he went backstage like afterwards and was just beside himself like he's I can't believe this just happen it's opening night one of the biggest most important plays that I've ever been a part of I got the juiciest role in it and I went up and completely didn't even do is monologue but they had to like improvise some stuff and they walked off stage that was it during this during the intermission he's in the he's like throwing stuff around and in the you know like in the green room he's just you know losing it yeah Lizzy Kraus comes backstage she was married man at that time Lindsey Krause comes backstage and she grabs Mantegna and shakes shakes him and smacks him and shake him and looks him it looks inside says don't worry about what just happened get out there and kick **** in the second act you're a great actor this is a great part in it you're going to be great when the cross and then he came out a second acting nailed it and then it got rates but Lindsey Krause came back I had to smack him around and see yeah give me all got are you a man yeah it was but it was it was Lindsey Krause goes backstage Star smack around you know grabbing Joe Montana wow and but he went okay and it's a long monologue gets like a page and a half two pages long I I I gotta say that's the one thing I'm lucky never happened to me in my brief high school feeder career that I never I never dropped a line I'm going up a few times yeah on stage there were times I was scared but I I got close when we did the the Laramie project there were a couple times is there some long stuff in there but yeah I lucked out I was mostly give my Michael role my problem was when I was acting what is that I mean I preferred I prefer directing directing is so much more fun for me is it really like watching people give good performances and helping them out but my problem is that I you know the factory where I did most of my most of my acting almost all my acting did work with a few other theater companies but the bulk of it was with the factory sector did county end up I brake like a child I stage I mean I 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I am I am such an easy break I but I will I will laugh at the drop of a hat let me because I'm a terrible actor so all I do is just laugh I can't tell you number times we did this play called alive and there's a scene where two guys are on the back porch drinking beer and they start improvising we had we started that let them improvised they would say different stuff they would do this whole thing about playing Star Wars when they were kids and you know then they would there were drunken there on the back porch into pretending to be like Yoda and all these other characters and the guys it was that's the Walker and Mike buyer beaver who would do this scene and you know we would like them like improvising screw around and we would have to keep a straight face because we were on the couch the lights were still you can still we were still kind of let but they were supposed to be on the back porch so the the the the main spot was on them on the on the on the back porch but we were still lit and we were sitting on the couch were supposed to be like frozen sitting on the couch every single night you could see me just doubled over with laughter on the couch look at.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

10:22 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Pain welcome back we're talking with the mark Larson about his remarkable book and throw that were around a lot the book is ensemble one oral history of Chicago feeder four and a half years in the making the three hundred plus interviews and close to close to and close to seven hundred pages in length but it reads he is so fast because it is so many voices coming at various things from so many different angles I would be so remiss if I didn't ask you what a treat it was to talk to Mike Nussbaum it was a great treat Mike is now in his nineties has been in Chicago theatre for a great portion of his life and he is still on the top of his game yeah yeah he was just in hamlet at Chicago I know I know yeah he must have been a a a treasure trove for you he's well he's certainly done a lot of interviews as you as you can imagine sure and he's got so many stories going back what I was most interested in because I had followed him more recently but the stuff about working with Bob sick injure and whole house theater yeah you know it was really fast and see you have captured a lot of stuff in this book mark Larson that someone trying to do a similar project and though they never will in five years would not have been able to get a lot of this stuff me realize at the certain people have a we all have a lifespan what was there anything mark I know you taught it to Evanston township high school written couple books taught for a little while at national Louis I think before that you you really you almost became someone who would be interviewed for a book like this didn't you well that's kind I would say it was all you had the chance to become someone so what better would have been interviewed for the email itself like I was inches away of note right here I gave it a shot it was in the seventies I I wrote a play that victory gardens did bill Norris remember bill Lawrence very well the greatest grew Jim has for his incredible my mind he's in the book to this man I know I he called me up one day in in he found my play in a pilot plays that any that showed up at victory gardens and so I did that and then I wrote a children's play with a friend of mine rusty Steiger that we wrote in college in second city did it and in the lead role was George Wendt wow and so that that that lead me anywhere it also cider this also led to a staff running job and cheers yeah some he you know nobody knew who he was what is what did you what did you find attractive about the theater at that time as a young man what was I had always Rick and always been interested in theater since I was a kid yeah I just I just fascinated by and then when I got to high school look at in the theater department right away and he hosts the corny thing I was always doing plays for my parents and all that kind of stuff courage that's great good good kid is there so much with the I. I literally could interview marks the last twenty four hours we don't have that kind of time I'm just telling you that that you name a theatre company that's been in this town and you will have not only a take on it but real real insight into it I'm very curious and and was was enlightened by some of the sections on on the African American theatre in this town give me a if you can occur sort of some nation of the step the start and the struggles of you know and then we get to the projected tailored black ensemble leader on Clark street it was tough at first it was tough at first but it was a lot going on on the south side and make that clear yeah it it was kind of a I was just looking at an interview I had with payment rami who was was talking about when he was at State way gardens when he lived there as a kid it was gorgeous yeah and there was so much culture there there was so much going on and he said that he ended this one little section that I had on him by saying that's the environment I grew up with the same could be said of musically of young Curtis Mayfield exam Cabrini green for goodness sake no that's it that was very enlightening the lightning to me as was the the beginning of so crazy crazy wonderful organic theater another yeah I I am interviewed in the book the full disclosure on a number of different topics chapter five and eighty this was a set I have always considered a seminal moment for Chicago theater was the success of Greece yeah it started in the most modest fashion one could imagine right well one of the things that I got from you that I really enjoyed was you were there he was there a number of times because you had a buddy yeah I had my father's assistant was was in the show as was my high school best friend's little sister poly Penn who was also interviewed in this thing Greece changed the landscape in in a number of different ways not like a earthquake but I think it and I need you you detail in the book is started to a sense of there may be some kind of success at the end of our crazy theater roles something could could happen yeah I don't know that there's a lot of thought about to hand in Greece you know when you look back on it now happened so rapidly it just went to New York it was at a smaller theater it quickly moved to Broadway and then you know you talk to Jim Jacobs who wrote it that's pretty much the main thing that he wrote and he's been living off of that for all you got to you know live Greek the durability appearances also was starvation demeanor center based on Jim Jacobs and warn Casey's adventures at Taft high school when it started in a barn a former trolley barn with given is sets made out of cardboard yeah the quick success of grease is always astonished me in and again mark Larson talks to everybody involved poly Pam who got the offer with to go to New York and decided woman maybe should go to college and that kind of change the arc of her career she reflects on that too I know I would love to meet you know of course mark in the book I go first to myself the annual maniac than I am and see what I had to say then I looked up my father's name then I looked up people I knew when I knew plenty advance in a lot of my life I deserve is a can of feeder groupie one other fantastic story in here and there are a lot of the hundreds of people mark Larson interviewed of an equal number of fantastic stories when Joe Mantegna the lady of criminal minds and a great actor and yeah one of the powers behind bleacher bombs which is another famous seminal yet talks about reading American buffalo for the first time yet that's an amazing story he says David is he was of the organic and we did the original reading American Bushell for Dave myself Jack walls and Brian Hickey gave us type written sheets I played T. Donnie Dickie played by the three of us right American buffalo seventy good to hear it we had other members of our company they're here to at the end Dave said yeah that's that's nice that's nice that play one for David the Pulitzer Prize David didn't want to talk for the book did he he he said he threw an assistant yeah this is one of the few assistance answers Amalia yeah David this screen writer now too yeah yeah she said he really doesn't do a lot of interviews now and but he'll answer ten questions that if you write them out yeah and no follow up and so it became very kind of cryptic bad good David David is a good interview I've known him for a long time and but he doesn't do him anymore yeah for a variety of a variety of of reasons one chapter late in the book on to me there is a chapter about aids and how a team's changed everything and I want to talk about that after the break there's also a lovely lovely chapter chapter thirty three about Mars lady who was more fully what the lady was the artistic director at Steppenwolf theater I I think she had a huge influence on she yeah after you know there have been get them going I thought you can take a break a no no no no no no components Gary Sinise Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry had started it yeah this was kind of the new guard now yeah and what was going to become you know in this in the New World and Martha really Marshall that I think yeah also I mean she was also an actress of grass you Helen I I first fell in love with her on stage but that is a that is a lovely chapter you couldn't have been tended to make that Jimmy can of plot it out that chapter just happened yeah that's a great observation it just happened I kept talking to as many people as I could who have remembrances of her and you know when you look at you know how Bruce Norris for example you're crazy let's reacted it it wasn't overly sentimental to I did not want to be an overly sentimental thing they were pretty straightforward about their but there was also great respect there so no yeah if you just I felt very happy once I find I'm not I'm so glad that chapters in here now we have to take a break want to get a commercial in here Dan then.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

09:11 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Choi joined us in studio for some tech talk. Yeah. Our, our gadget guru from Verizon. Oh, thank you for the title. Take it. Matt, the you're, you're, you know, so many things about so many things that will make sense. I I I'm looking around 'cause I needed. Oh, hold on. There's another warning. There's another. I'm going gonna read this book, like fill the national weather service has read all these now. I never used to do that has issued as vir thunderstorm still let us watch for debates now cook and Kane county in Illinois beginning at eleven thirty seven PM. So I know that Vick will keep us updated on what we need to do ending at three zero seven AM. So that's going to be a rough night. We have in studio with us Phil Tampa. He is the post gazette entertainment, columnist close, close Tribune post, when does that would work. Why does that sounds kind of old school? Let me tell you something. Gamma hat. League a typewriter. Typewriter on a typewriter. I only have a rim shot. When you come in you bring in all the theater goings on in the city in the area because it's not always just a cog. Oh, y'all. Go to monster areas. Do you cover a really cover? Everything I was in the greater Chicago land, and beyond, so it can be anything that can take us all the way up to Canosa all the way through northwest Indiana. So it's, it's really kind of the ring along the lake there for great stage and ticket opportunities. And you just came from writers theater in glencoe sorry for the same production. I just saw on Tuesday. And I was telling you on the way in and your intern Jake that I Jack Jack see everything around Jackson. Go with to see the play. Yes, yes, I did Gupta's on this. I'm on Facebook coast and around a couple of nights ago. There's Patti intermission doing the video that she's already there, the wonderful writers theater space. So, you know, this, this is the world's first five G customer. You're talking about as well as the first journalist to interview, mayor elect lady Lightfoot it was all the same twenty four hour period. So no surprise. You. Got scoop, I'm telling you. I'm telling you, and I'm Brian for a long, long time back when it used to still be way back Ameritech. That's how long ago, I go with my Verizon account. So it was it was. It was it was a wonderful evening at writers theater, and it was nice to also interviewed a few folks that were in the audience and talking about their expectations. I get the feeling that a lot of people like me didn't know what to expect. I you know, I read some of the information as far as like behind closed doors on the outside. Everyone seems normal this play had me on the edge of my I mean, I, I was I was John and I think part of it fill. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think a lot of the energy from this comes from the immersion in the, the way to play is presented. You're surrounded by the performers absolutely in. And again, I loved it. You were so careful to not give away. Everything that happens at unfolds. And again, when you say it's a musical about mental illness. You think? Oh, that doesn't sound like it's going to be anything that I wanna see some sake. It's going to be kind of a letdown or something that's gonna leave you feeling a little less than the kind of upbeat, but just the opposite and you feel energized and it really kinda gives some self exploration, who hasn't had a moment that you feel a little down or a memory from the past plagues you in what unfolds in the story, which I hit Broadway, about ten years in two thousand eight and we've had the national tour come through and couple of other performances Julian did at one time but to have writers theater do. I just felt the characters really seem so real which is what made it so different than any of the other four productions. I'd seen in the past. Oh, are you kidding me? I saw the data in the lobby and I was like I am so sorry. Are you? Okay. Another satisfied. Good. This was a I mean every single performer in this it was incredible Jack was talking here is an internet. I love that there's kind of a youthful perspective is going to be twenty and a couple of weeks. But he's got the soundtrack down. So great songs. Also, you leave with your head kind of going over and over and thinking about them later. Oh, absolutely. Yeah. I'm alive. That one where you just got family jumping around and I it just gets right into the skin. And the way they use the space. Well, first of all, I would love to have a flight of stairs in my house like that. Even just saying in the first one like these are great. Y'all. Definitely meet those, but they also did a masterful job of segue of transitioning from, whether you're in their house, or that the hospital or at the doctor's office or school, you know, in the performance space. I thought that was really very very. Yeah. It just kind of that, again, a clever use of what they have is a very intimate space, but transforming it and doing it. So a lot of times just in the cloak of darkness. And while before you know it, you're transported to another whole scene. And this is gonna go quick. It's only until June the sixteen that writers theater and next door. I mentioned it's not done that often last time I saw it was in two thousand sixteen anywhere here in Chicago, and that was a small will restore front Boho company. So this is one that you don't wanna miss for me. There was a, you know, when you as you mentioned, it's not easy to think of a musical about mental illness, but it's not about mental illness. That's the thing, too, is that there's also you know, dealing with grief in a way that I don't think people. You know are, are often comfortable doing. And I think that this sort of goes, okay, you're are elements. You can identify with what are you able to in? It's funny, get a maybe I'll talk to you about this off the air, but I had some thoughts about the dad and the way different characters come in and out. But the family dynamics, right. I mean you talk, probably relating to a teen in how that all fits together. It's, it's a roller coaster. The last half hour. It's next to normal at writers theater through June sixteenth. And then we have a Shakespeare theater presents when we got him him with Chicago Shakespeare, your neighbor, you can probably even see right here from the beautiful skyline studios here they when they do Shakespeare. They the always to arrive at an it's, it's the place to go where they're going to also use very creative space in a way that you're going to feel the story unfolds. But a lot of times, they contemporaries have enough, so it feels as though, I it's a connection to today in what's happening, one of the things that this goes in time at the June. The ninth hamlet is one of the most produced of all of the, the bard's pieces. So this is one that so many people are familiar with. There's a kind of an Easter egg in here, Barbara Gaines artistic directors the woman that's behind this were the directing credit as well. But Mike Nussbaum is one of our Chicago treasures. He's ninety five years old, and he's right there on stage. I was gonna ask I was like I was like this who I think this is. You recognize them if you I mean he's been not on stage, but obviously television he's done so many things and to be ninety five. He's in that famous scene. Of course, you know what the skull. So you're gonna know Mike when he gets home, but just really everybody's shines in all of these roles moves very, very quick. Larry Endo is it. And of course, it's the classic ham hamlet story of the Princeton, the intrigue of the capturing the throne and the return. And of course, family, you know, combativeness with his mother and, and it all unfolds right there being before your very is unbelievable. And where's, where's the shakes is over navy navy, the Chicago Shakespeare theater, right here have not. That sounds. Yeah. I have a question, though, for something like hamlet for anything. That's got such history. Like what do you look for? That makes it you know, a successful show. Well, the one thing I'm always looking for it as an audience member is for what the readers would be looking for not everybody's gonna go see something two or three times a week. So if you're the casualty or go, which many people are that are in the readership. They're going to go to enviable to come away with understanding, first of all, like, oh, was this, too highbrow for me or I don't want to have a repressed memory from my high school literature class when I didn't like having to read it or had, I don't know if either of your old enough to remember what yellow cliff notes were those. Get you through. You don't need any of that at Chicago Shakespeare because the telling of the story is done in such a way with such compelling acting that, you know, what's happening just from that interaction. And that's what I'm looking for so that they bring it home every time in almost every time, it's a home run their navy pier. Let's take a break, we're going to come back. We're going to talk about the winter's tale, west side, story, seven wolves the children. This is amazing Mathilde. There's a lot more coming up dames at sea hanging loose. 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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

08:04 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Based on loosely based on a theme of performance without talking about hamlet. Right. Barbara Gaines is here. She's the artistic director at Chicago Shakespeare theater. She's also the director of hamlet, which is on stage till June ninth, this is the twentieth anniversary of being out at navy pier, which is great. And to think that this last time you did hamlet. Here's what at the root. That where it was. Yeah. And to me, it was all about romance. Just get a sexy handler. They'll just do a great show and it was wonderful. We had some great actors in that one too for you. When you think of, of the plays a blank slate, and you can do anything you want to do with it, and you decide what you wanna do based on what you've talked to listening to the music, and how you want to approach the characters when you start to getting to the point of staging it, obviously twenty nineteen. And at the theater, you have a navy pier. It's state of the art you can do anything projections. You can do a controlled rain. You can do whatever. But it made me think when I was watching it. I'm like Barbara did this back in one thousand nine hundred ninety eight or whatever what it was like how, what kind of what kind of limitations, did you push through to be able to do? We didn't have a penny. But, but, but I mean what we do. I'll tell you one thing that was sort of easier Ruth page than here now that we have more prominence there. You could get away with murder. I mean, I remember we had live fire on stage. I mean nobody was coming, so. We, you know, we did all sorts of things, you know, twenty five thirty years ago that really we could never do basically fell every role weeding. Just like law, vice if the price of fame right, right? But, you know, artists limitations are important for all artists because some of the worst shows I've ever seen had, you know, tens of millions of dollars of budget dollars, and they were awful, which is boring awful and, you know, so all of us enough for profit world, really not for profit, we have to make up things that don't cost that much, but that's the beauty of theater. And I think that's what is that. The, the, the pulse of it is this idea that you could you have to put a world on the stage and by putting the world on a stage you have to come a creative ways to, to tell that story in this case you have the king, who to ghost in famed king in hamlet is the projection, and it's a video production. I it's, it's not unlike the kind of technology, you might see the down in millennium Leonard millennium park fountains. But this idea that you are seeing a face in an actor. It is much different than the hamlets. I've seen. Yeah. You know why I was I've always been bored. I bore very easily. I do. I'm ashamed to say it. I and I've been bored by all the ghosts. I've seen even my own the first time around it repay JR. And I figured how can we do it? So it would indeed be terrifying. Because all the languages terrified language. These, these big soldiers are scared to death. And I thought I have to make him you. I have to make in, I guess, to be three times as big this ghost as the people on the stage lucky. We have a tall arch. And so we just got black scrim, and we have brilliant, people at the theater from crisp pleasant Jeffrey glass, and the whole team of people that worked this summer to see on testing all of this, and, you know, I said, all I know is the projection when I was talking to them is that the projection is on this fog. So it's constantly moving and changing. And then we have Mike to tie who is like this downing projectionist, and he made my ideas, so much better than my ideas, the relationships, you have to have with your staff when you're a director because your ideas I wanted to rain, but I want I want to rain just on the grave, I want this projection to be feet tall or whatever it might be. Or thirty thirty thirty of course. But and on some plays you you'll get a technical person who roll their eyes says, impossible, how important is the staff when you're coming to them with ideas. And how you wanna stay there? Like ninety nine percent and ideas are cheap. You know, but people that can figure them out the physics of it. I mean, just the physics of, you know, the, it's all it's, it's beyond me. It is beyond my comprehension, what they do to make the magic, but they're tenacious and they're fun to work with. And when I started seeing it in dress rehearsals, I realized I was the luckiest person in the world because dreams can come true. You know, on our stage. Now, the other big, I would think huge part of the show's cast the cast and Larry on does in it. Mike Nussbaum is in it. Yeah. Karen Aldridge, Senate. These are all if you're Chicago theater. Goer. These are the veterans of Chicago's theater, the kind that, that you wouldn't be surprised to see them on on Broadway tomorrow. Or back in Chicago other places. There's a comfortably, of course, having them in this show, and they help out MAURICE who, who is the hamlet in his first his near Chicago shakes was amazing. I thought he'd get great. But there's something I don't know as an audience member, and I've seen those actors, I'm comfortable with them. I recognize how comfortable, they are with the tax. It's just it really does help to show that you have these great Chicago actor does. Well, I mean, they we say Chicago actors but they're world class actors. Right. And I've known Mike Nussbaum. He gave me my first job as an actress, I'm not gonna tell you how many decades ago was, but he he's directed me several times, as you know, years ago, and I mean at ninety five years old, there, he is walking on stage and cracking the audience up with his comments about living in dying. I mean it's the grave diggers great grave, and his and his and that his partner as the second, grave digger. Who is called in Shakespeare's text the other his Greg van clerk, who is played Lear for me. I mean, there's nothing like the repertory company that is Chicago theater. And it's really great to because you're right. There's almost like a, a want to put a smattering of applause, when some of the repertoire comes on stage when they come out and then, you know, they're playing the king, or they're playing a Horatio or they might be playing his whatever it might be. Like I know are, and we can relax and be sensational. Sean krill is when the players come on when the when the all the actors come on. You're like I know them good. Good. I'm glad you like they're, they're the reason that plays this show is just such a success. So tonight's theme. I want to take a break and get to the news on time. And we come back, I want to talk about tonight's team, which is about performance in about all the and fears that come along with it at the beginning of the show, we had a story about some amateurs, who've never done it before. And they're taking a class called fear experiment, where they get up and for two months, they learn a Broadway musical number. And they're going to perform at this weekend at the park west, and it's all really about the cathartic journey to get there. It's not really about what happens on Saturday. But I wanna talk to you about your career and performance, and all those fears and all the emotion that goes in and out of it, both as a performer, Anna director, Barbara Gaines. My guess she's the director of hamlet, which is state Chicago Shakespeare theater running through June night. A great show. I saw today we'll. The conversation right after the news here on extension seven twenty stay with us betrayed and tighter financial conditions are among the top threats to a slowing global economy. How should investors handle the volatility? We'll get some expert advice at five days. First business that matters we opening bell with Steve crusade tomorrow morning on seven twenty. The chain. Let's say you just bought a house. Bad news is you're one step closer to becoming your parents soon. You'll have a separate fridge in the basement or extra groceries, or exiled for river, remember that frozen lasagna..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

Newsradio 830 WCCO

02:29 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

"I'm getting old for Corey again on Monday show, plenty to discuss with the final four coming to town at the end of the week. We'll talk about what's happening on the court starting with semi final games on Saturday. And off the court all over town is the fans make their way to Minneapolis will do that all throughout the show. After we kick it off with some extra innings with Dave Lee had nine ten AM. Weekdays nine to noon. News talk eight three oh C CEO now act three of the twenty fifth hour starring Mike Nussbaum on the twilight zone. Any chest pains? No your policies little fast about headaches. I wouldn't call it that. What would you call it? A call over nervous turn my life. Look straight ahead. Try not to move your head. Follow my finger with your eyes. Do my best. Okay. I'm going to switch off the overhead light and shine this directly into your is. Now, I one than the other. You'll see a flasher read. Don't worry. It's perfectly normal ready. Okay. Turning off the lights there you go. Wow. What see Dr some new broken blood vessels on the retina any any trouble focusing lately blurred vision in the last few days. Floating blind spots shadows at the edges of your vision. That too. So what's wrong with me? You want a straight? Are you wanna which sugar on? I can take the truth. There's evidence of accelerated macular degeneration, the sort of thing. I'd expect to see in a much older, man. All since your last checkup. What does it mean? Well, it's hard to say by itself, but it's part of a cluster of symptoms slowed reflexes, general weakness, have you noticed a ringing in your ears not reading, but I do hear something not voices. I. More of a throbbing feels like a pounding in my head your blood pressure could be a lot better. So tell me what's been happening in your.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on 77WABC Radio

77WABC Radio

11:20 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on 77WABC Radio

"And thank you to save for all. The kind words he has bestowed upon us in the time. We've come to know and respect him. Let me also mention there's some rallies taking place today. Jamaica Muslim center one hundred sixty eighth street twelve o'clock the be rally they're against hatred queens, borough public library Q garden hills on lay place one o'clock today. I got a call from rabbi Moses Beerbaum good friend officer, the board of rabbis important to be there today. Mike Nussbaum also called me and told me about that one. I saw Carolyn Maloney Representative asphalt green two pm today York in ninety I addressing anti-semitism and hatred. It's important that. We be visible and vocal at all of these places. So do something they'll just sit back and say, what can I do this much? You can do Rev. Yeah. That's important. People can do something. I think you're puts an emphasis on the principle of solidarity. Because it it it's more than just a good idea that solidarity human family foundational to both our favorites Old Testament and New Testament, the fact that we our brother's keeper no matter where they made live, and and and it's people working, together and friendship social charity towards the common. Good and charities the greatest social command level God and love of neighbor. And again, that's Old Testament album testing with my, you know, it's interesting as I mentioned this week Wednesday night Thursday, we have holiday of Purim. There are a number of lessons that we can gathered from it firstly mortified the cousin of Esther says to Esther when they learned of the plan of Heyman. You who live in the palace Hester? Don't think that this will not impact. You don't be silent. Don't think because you have this. Privilege place in society that somehow you're going to be protective again, the one who hates me is gonna hate you hatred is not some neatly contained ingredient that, you know, operates only within a certain closed area. It it metastasized as it spreads. And you've got to be very careful. That's why everyone has to be engaged. Secondly river, it's interesting that what we do is we send gifts to our friends and also we give gifts to the needy. Both groups people, we know. But there are also those we don't know who need support. So, you know, you find people giving charity even more so than usual during Purim sending these gifts more so than usual to people who they know in the community, we need to reach out beyond our immediate loved ones. There are many people we need to extend out of that that's supportive had. That's what this is all about. And those very actress celebrating the dignity. Of the human person, and that's foundation for unity foundations for unity in diversity. It's the dignity of human person. It's throughout the rabbi that we complement and complete each other. The glory is different matter faintness or one human family. We bring gifts talents look at this program between you, and I you know, we caught them other beautifully though. We may disagree sometimes different ideas differently. Things different experiences comes together to make a hole, and we need each other reality of humanity. And I believe God created it that way, I have a hidden agenda and being so close to you because I know you converted from one faith to the other. And I'm just looking to bring you over to the Jewish side. I like I'm still on a journey. No. I've arrived. I'm good true things that I gotta do everything to make sure that I'm on the other side of you. Well, you're doing a good job of it. And you know, it's nice when we look at we have these kinds of discussions, and I think people will find when they really are serious about their tradition and a willing to explore conversations with others, the commonality, you just mentioned that so much is written in our different books that parallel one another, you know, this love of neighbor that is sacrosanct belongs to all of us. And as we say, if you can't love your neighbor, don't tell me that you're gonna love God, you can't separate one from the other. And what's interesting is doesn't say love humanities or easy to be. You know, this this global I love the world. I love humanity. Just I can't stand the person next door. So the bible says, no, no, let's talk about the individual very easy to love. Concept the abstract. Let's let's talk about the particular very well said, and we have three Abraham excites on the program today. Yup. Oh, there make differences in in our worship beliefs. We understand that there's a common bond human beings, and I will tell you. Once we start from Odin the life and dignity of the human person, each individual air image of God, you know, one of the things for shock. Yes. When you read, and I'm curious to know, what's your take on this from your tradition? But when you read the murder of of of able pike canine, you know, it's interesting that even though. Gain Tim such an act he was still vicodin protected in the sense of protecting human individual knowing that he needed help is something. What's what's what's the take on on your interesting there? There's a question raised in the story of Cain Abel that king could have said God don't fall me for what I did. Because you never commanded me. Not to kill a brother. It's not written at this point in history. There are no commandments at that point. And the answer is we shouldn't have to command. You not to kill your brother. That's something that should be instinctual. You're born the image of God there is that moral fabric within you that should prohibit you from raising your hand against another. And once you do that, there are consequences. And you know, he was he became almost a no he had the the Mark of of Cain on him. Where? Every he went and God said, I'm gonna use you as an example of what it is. When you kill someone else. Your going to be a person who's going to suffer as a result. For the reality of conscience higher law. That is present inside of us that we know we have to send a right and wrong conduct. Absolutely. Rabbi get along. So well, we people always ask me. Do you really like the guy? I said, no, no, I don't like him. I love him. Because we we have that relationship that that is ongoing. So I don't know if you heard about it in Dubai, but there was a shameful scandal of people who are affluent giving all kinds of money for their kids to get into school, but not just giving money. But there were it was a strategy falls. Profiles were created people were taking tests for them. I mean, he's talking about giving an example to your kids what an example of dishonesty. You know, it's unfortunate. Because look if you can give your child in advantage, in some way, I believe you have a responsibility to do. So, but not when it violates law, not when it violates ethics and moral standards. I've got a problem with that what they were doing with actually illegal. You know, someone giving them a break or giving them access it. It was illegal. It was a scam. The poor kids poor kids who who you know, try to get into school the old fashioned way. They try to earn it as reading yesterday someone living in a shelter get into a number of schools and was able to somehow perform, well, even though his home. Life wasn't was not a stable one going from shelter to shelter. The think of those kids struggling to get in. And then you have these people just jump starting the process as you say in an illegal fashion. What happens? You know? What happens when we do these things, and we lose faith in our higher institutions where some of the stuff went on even though didn't go. It went on with some of the without the knowledge of some of the higher ups. Well, I got. Yeah. But again, you know, they know that this kind of thing goes off. So they need to build in systems. There has to be accountability across the board in every social institution because of human nature, and that's what we're dealing with. It's amazing. How much civilization has advanced over time. Technology is accelerating that advancement of civilization. But one thing remains true. No matter how much civilization advances human nature remains the same. And we've got to deal with the human propensity to engage in things or evil or to engage in things. I try to take advantage. You know, we've got to be aware of that. And built into our system safety to safeguard routes from ourselves the word accountability is one that we often use you have to be accountable. Cain was accountable for what he did. We say when you arrive the next world, you then be held accountable for all that you did here. We as leaders who championed. The moral code have to be accountable. Our organizations have to be accountable. So we we have a higher standard than some have. And we have to have that people have faith in us. I just want to leave you with something. A beautiful Irish proverb I came across because we in the Jewish community honored members of the Irish community, and Brian O'Dwyer grand marshal was there, and he was the recipient of our education. Forget the friends who were untrue. The remember the friends who stood by you. And I think you know on this horrific weekend when we mourn those who lost their lives Zealand, but we also remember recognized as imam Tahir Kukoc said before the many who stand with us for us in bias. It's just a it's very heartening because when you have tragedy you'd need to be supported by others. Thankfully, we do have friends. Well, a rabbi and a great way to close the show. All right. You'll be back soon. You know? New York looking forward to it. I love New York. I'm a New Yorker. So that's my home. I'm looking forward to being there with you. And of course, we're going to have great guests next week and write happened because I will tell you a lot can happen in. When we come back time to say goodbye to do by Reverend. A r Bernard Christian cultural said if you haven't heard him preach, go do. So it's a great preacher a great place. Thanks for listening to the Rev. And the rabbi Seattle next week..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

Newsradio 830 WCCO

01:59 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

"Mike Nussbaum on the twilight zone. Any chest pains? No, you're pulses little fast about headaches. I wouldn't call it that. What would you call it? I just call over nervous turn my life. Look straight ahead. Try not to move your head. Follow my finger with your eyes. Do my best. Okay. I'm going to switch off the overhead light and shine this directly into your is. Now, I one than the other you'll see a flasher red. Don't worry. It's perfectly normal ready. Okay. Turning off the lights there? He gone. Wow. What did you see Dr some new broken blood vessels on the retina any any trouble focusing lately Lert vision in the last few days? Floating blind spots shadows at the edges of your vision. That too. So what's wrong with me? Want straight? Are you wanna with sugar on it? I can take the truth. There's evidence of accelerated macular degeneration, the sort of thing. I'd expect to see in a much older, man. All since your last checkup. What does it mean? Well, it's hard to say by itself, but it's part of a cluster of symptoms slowed reflexes, general weakness have you noticed a ringing in your ears? Not a ringing, but I do hear something not voices. I hope. More of a throbbing feels like a pounding in my head your blood pressure could be a lot better. So tell me what's been happening in your.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:55 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

"You not only know a lot about crowds. You know, a lot about the history of con- games interested. In the movie, we just so on house of games Joe maintain when he's teaching Lindsey Krause about 'cause he says people think a confidence game is when you give the conman your trust, but a confidence game starts when the conman gives you his trust is it true. I think it's a lovely subtlety. I've never seen that particular point mentioned by anyone. But but mammon, but I think it is a lovely thing that you want to be able to do that you want to be able to trust someone I a couple times have been interviewed about con specifically and the point that comes to me, and it's hardly profound is that I don't think any of us would wanna live in an atmosphere where we couldn't be conned because we would be so skeptical of everything in life that it would be a horrible way to live. So on some level. We have to do that. And the confidence man, you know, is able to inspire that by acting in kind. You know, it's very important to tell us a con game that you find that you find particularly interest again. Hi, it's nice. Just your questions are making me think of things, and I'll tell you a story from house of games there. There's a moment in house of games where Mike Nussbaum who plays the older. Conman wonderful actor is showing Lindsey a hustle. It's one of a variety of hustles called laying the note which deal with short change in various ways. And in this particular case, the ideas a man comes over to a cashier. And he says that he wants to send his mother twenty dollars because you know, she she needs it. And I I actually think Joey Montana says in the film and other wonderful Mamat line maker your aunt it. Sounds more pathetic. And he has a bunch of signals. And so he says, you know, I hear catha Matthew twenty and meanwhile, he's given a twenty dollar Bill in return. And when the cashier counts them out he realizes they're only they're only nineteen. Meanwhile, you've seen the conman very clearly take the twenty dollar Bill and seal it in an envelope. And now the cashier said you only gave me nineteen in the conman takes the nineteen singles back he hands. The cashier the envelope with twenty and he says, I must've left one in the car. Hold on. I'll be back in the cashier isn't worried because he's a dollar ahead of the transaction at this point. And the conman goes out to his car and never comes back. And when the cashier does open the envelope were very plainly. There was a twenty dollar Bill a moment ago. There's only a piece of newspaper, and so he's been conned. And when David wrote his version of this initially, which had nothing to do with an envelope or or or these bills. There was something. He said to me how is that? And I said, it's very good. And he said to me that bad. And I said, well, you know, there are some various anyway, we had a small problem with that moment. And he asked me if I would come up with a solution. So I was in a difficult position as someone who loves the Khan and still have friends who actually make their living laying the note, I didn't want to betray something that they would do. And so as a consultant, I did what I'm often asked to do which is to think of a method that would be appealing for the context in which it was used in this case of film, and I came up with a method of stealing the twenty dollar Bill that shown in the film and it worked for us in this context. The film came out. It seemed to do well people like the scene about six months later, a friend of mine who investigates bunko stuff for the police police sent me a clipping from Denver which said a con man arrested learn technique from house of games. And so here, I mean, this is an amazing case of art imitating life, imitating, art. I mean, I'm purposely using a method that wasn't real coming up with a method that I think was original and putting it in a film and a man who was an insurance salesman. This is the funny. This wasn't a crook. But he saw that he really liked him. He thought well, can I do this? And he went out, and he did it eight or nine times in Denver. And he was only caught he was never court in the transaction. Once a woman was explaining what happened to her to a policeman. She said, you know, two weeks ago a guy there he is. And they ran and grabbed the dog. I wrote I remember sending this flipping to Mamat with a note saying, this is clearly the only practical thing I've ever done in my life. What is your code of ethics as a someone who knows a lot about congress? As part of the code is to protect the conman. I guess I did just imply that didn't I would you ever run a con on somebody have you ever done that would I oh heavens..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

06:58 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Not only know a lot about cars. You know, a lot about the history of con games. I'm interested. In the movie, we just saw in house of games Joe Montana, when he's teaching Lindsey Krause about cars. He says people are gonna confidence game is when you give the conman your trust, but a confidence game starts when the conman gives you his trust is it true. I think it's a lovely subtlety. I've never seen that particular point mentioned by anyone. But but Mamat, but I think it is a lovely thing that you wanna be able to do that you wanna be able to trust someone. I couple times have been interviewed about Khan's specifically. And and the point that comes to man, it's hardly profound is that I don't think any of us would want to live in an atmosphere where we couldn't be conned because we would be so skeptical of everything in life that it would be a horrible way to live. So on some level. We have to do that. And the confidence man, you know, is able to inspire that by acting in coin, you know, it's very important to tell us a con game that you find that you find particularly interest. I'll again. Hi, it's nice just your questions or making me think of things, and I'll tell you a story from house of games there. There's a moment in house of games where Mike Nussbaum who plays the older. Conman wonderful actor is is showing Lindsey a hustle. It's one of a variety of hustles called laying the note which deal with short change in various ways. And in this particular case, the ideas a man comes over to a cashier. And he says that he wants to send his mother twenty dollars because. You know, she she needs it. And I I actually think Joey Montana says in the film and other wonderful line maker your ad. It sounds more pathetic. And he has a bunch of signals. And so he says, you know, I hear counter Matthew twenty and meanwhile, he's given a twenty dollar Bill in return. And when the cashier them out he realizes they're only they're only nineteen. Meanwhile, you've seen the conman very clearly take the twenty dollar Bill and seal it in an envelope. And now the cashier said you only gave me nineteen in the conman takes the nineteen singles back he hands. The cashier the envelope with the twenty and he says, I must have left one in the car. Hold on. I'll be back in the cashier isn't worried because he's a dollar ahead of the transaction at this point. And the conman goes out to his car never comes back. And when the cashier does open the envelope were very plainly. There was a twenty dollar Bill a moment ago. There's only a piece of newspaper, and so he's been con-. And when David wrote his version of this initially, which had nothing to do with an envelope or or or these bills. There was something. He said to me how is that? And I said, it's very good. And he said to me that bed, and I said, well, you know, there are some various anyway, we we had a small problem with that moment. And he asked me if I would come up with a solution. So I was in a difficult position as someone who loves the Khan and still have friends who actually make their living laying the note, I didn't want to betray something that they would do. And so as a consultant, I did what I'm often asked to do which is to think of a method that would be appealing for the context in which it was used in this case of film, and I came up with a method of stealing the twenty dollar Bill that shown in the film and it worked for us in this context. The film came out. It seemed to do well people like the scene about six months later, a friend of mine who investigates bunko stuff for the police police sent me a clipping from Denver which said a con man arrested learn technique from house of games. And so here, I mean, this is an amazing case of art imitating life, imitating, art. I mean, I'm purposely using a method that wasn't real coming up with a method. You know that I think was original and putting it in a film and a man who was an insurance salesman. This is the funny lives. This wasn't a crook. But he saw that he really liked him. He thought well, can I do this? And he went out, and he did it eight or nine times in Denver. And he was only caught he was never court in the transaction. Once a woman was explaining what happened to her a to a policeman. She said, you know, two weeks ago a guy very is. And they ran and grabbed the Bill. And I wrote I remember sending this flipping with a note saying, this is clearly the only practical thing I've ever done in my life. What what is your code of ethics as a someone who knows a lot about congress? As part of the code is to protect the conman. I guess I did just imply that didn't I would you ever run a con on somebody have you ever done that would I oh heavens. No. No, no, not. I. I have a company which consults on film that's called deceptive, practices and our motto. Our motto on the car, it says deceptive practices, and then underneath it says arcane knowledge on a need to know basis. And that is in fact, the way that I deal with people in the world or the theater world and the television world if I'm consulting, which is that if a director has to know how a piece works to shoot it better. I'll tell them unhesitating. Well, I'll tell them hesitatingly, but I will tell them, and if they don't have to know, you know, I I'm just not interested in the gratuitous exposure of this kind of material at all. So I won't tell them. No you as as I mentioned, you're an expert on the history of really odd and eccentric performers and you were in a carnival yourself. Strobe briefly as a Barker, and I had asked you to do this on fresh air. I'm going to ask you again to just give us a sense of what you are. Your rap was the pitch hit. Yeah. When you were a carnival Barker. Yeah. It's called the Bali more technically on the platform. Yeah. I ran a ten and one show. It means ten attractions under a single tent. So you pay one admission and you get ten act. So there could be a five or at ten and one I wish you had asked me about this earlier. So I could have thought about it. But I I have a feeling once I started I'll probably come back. So. Showtime circus time see the magician the firemen Appalachia the girl yellow elastic tissue the electrode lady. Yes. The electrode lady at the age of seventeen assistant was struck by lightning died, but she lived to tell the tale twenty thousand volts of electricity through the young girl's body. The doctor said she lived because she was immune to the shock of electricity. 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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

08:00 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Fresh Air

"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from internet essentials from Comcast. Connecting more than six million low income people to low cost high speed internet at home. So students are ready for homework class graduation and more. Now, they're ready for anything from WHYY in Philadelphia. This is fresh air. I'm David being Cooley in for Terry gross today. We remember Ricky Jay the magician sleight of hand artist actor and writer, he died Saturday at the age of seventy two early and Jay's career he was a carnival Barker. He was also an expert in the art of the con in nineteen ninety eight onstage interview with Terry gross. She pressed him on where he met conman. I really don't know how to explain that. I mean, you meet people I want to say with like interests. How so. Where I mean it carnivals. How can I find a con, man? Oh, one will find you like many other magicians, though, there were times he wished he could tell people how he did his tricks. Absolutely there times where you're you're crying to tell someone look, but I just you know, he really wanted that. Also, film critic Justin Chang reviews wrong. On today's show. We're going to remember the master magician. Ricky Jay who had been known as the greatest living sleight of hand artist. Ricky Jay died last Saturday at age seventy two when he worked with a deck of cards. It's as though he lived in a different dimension than we do where the laws of physics have been altered. He made cards disappear and reappear and move to different places in ways that are just impossible. He was also a scholar of con games and of the human oddities and exotic performers who worked the freak shows and traveling carnivals. They were the subject of his book learned pigs and fireproof women, and he played strange and sinister characters on screen a con, man. David mammoths film house of games, the cameraman who shoots the porno films in boogie nights and a card shark on HBO's deadwood, Terry gross. Did a number of interviews with Ricky Jay over the years. Let's start with an onstage conversation recorded in nineteen ninety eight at the Herbst theatre in San Francisco. Oh, and an event cosponsored by fresh air and city arts and lectures of San Francisco, they kicked off the evening with a clip from the film house of games Lindsey Krause plays a psychologist who's being introduced to the underworld of conman. Her guide is a con, man. Played by Joe Montana. He's brought her to a poker game. But Montana has just lost a lot of money in this game. And he's accusing Ricky Jay of cheating him. You don't want to flush trips where you come from give me the money. We lost. I have gathered that a. And if you think I'm leaving here without that, check your at your mind. Hey, look, I look later now. Gimme that money. Okay. Okay. Okay. Gimme moment. William because I won that money from you pay the uh giving you when I get to it, not get pushy pushy, Jim pushy. Who she is. Now, give me my six thousand dollars. Please welcome. A man. You don't wanna play cards with Ricky, Jay. No, you not only know a lot about crowds. You know, a lot about the history of con games interested young. No in the movie, we just saw in house of games Joe Montana when he's teaching Lindsey Krause about Khan's. He says people think a confidence game is when you give the conman your trust, but a confidence game starts when the conman gives you his trust is it true. I think it's a lovely subtlety. I've never seen that particular point mentioned by anyone. But but Mamat, but I think it is a lovely thing that you want to be able to do that you want to be able to trust someone I a couple of times have been interviewed about con specifically. And the point that comes to man, it's hardly profound is that I don't think any of us would wanna live in an atmosphere where we couldn't be conned because we would be so skeptical of everything in life that it would be a horrible way to live. So on some level. We have to do that. And the confidence man, you know, is able to inspire that by acting in kind. You know, it's very important to tell us a con game that you find a kind that you find particularly interest. I you again, it's. Just your questions or making me think of things, and I'll tell you who story from house of games there. There's a moment in house of games where Mike Nussbaum who plays the older. Conman wonderful actor is is showing Lindsey a hustle. It's it's one of a variety of hustles called laying the note which deal with short change in various ways. And in this particular case, the ideas a man comes over to a cashier. And he says that he wants to send his mother twenty dollars because you know, she she needs it. And I actually think Joey Montana says in the film and other wonderful Mamat line maker your hands. It sounds more pathetic. And he has a bunch of signals. And so he says, you know, here count them out there twenty and meanwhile, he's given a twenty dollar Bill in return. And when the cashier counter them out he realizes they're only they're only nineteen. Meanwhile, you've seen the conman very clearly take the twenty dollar Bill. And seal it in an envelope. And now the cashier said, you only gave me nineteen in the conman takes the nineteen singles back he hands the cashier of the envelope with twenty and he says, I must have left one in the car. Hold on. I'll be back in the cashier isn't worried because he's a dollar ahead of the transaction at this point. And the conman goes out to his car and never comes back. And when the cashier does open the envelope. We're very plainly. There was a twenty dollar Bill a moment ago. There's only a piece of newspaper, and so he's been conned. And when David wrote his version of this initially, which had nothing to do with an envelope or or or these bills. There was something. He said to me how is that? And I said, it's very good. And he said to me that bad, and I said, well, you know, there's some various anyway, we we had a small problem with that moment. And he asked me if I would come up with a solution. So I was in a difficult position as someone who loves the Khan and still have friends who actually make their lives. Laying the note I didn't want to betray something that they would do. And so as a consultant, I did what I'm often asked to do which is to think of a method that would be appealing for the context in which it was used in this case a film, and I came up with a method of stealing the twenty dollar Bill that shown in the film and it worked for us in this context. The film came out. It seemed to do well people like the scene about six months later, a friend of mine who investigates a bunko stuff for the police. Police sent me a clipping from Denver which said a con man arrested learn technique from house of games. And so here, I mean, this is an amazing case of art imitating life, imitating, art. I mean, I'm purposely using a method that wasn't real coming up with a method. You know that I think was original and putting it in a film and a man who was an insurance salesman. This is the funny. This wasn't a crook. But he saw that he really liked me thought. Well, can I do this? And he went out, and he did it eight or nine times in Denver. And he was only caught he was never court in the transaction. Once a woman was explaining what happened to her a to a policeman. She said, you know, two weeks ago, a guy there e-ends, and they ran and grabbed the gun.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

09:39 min | 1 year ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Then they cut the Pacino potatoes. Like, I remember that time, you know, that thing with this whole. Are you are you? Deniro's? Goes. This is the reunion the forty fifth reunion of this legendary movie, I can't understand it. Question crazy. Deniro by the way was visual because he did the deniro face. And he did it really. Well, here's Pacino was fantastic. Yeah. That's a good Pacino. He does a great Pacino. Oh, man. So you know, who else does a great Pacino? I mean, he won't do it anymore in show business. Kevin spacey. Kevin Spacey does a magnificent Al Pacino. He actually Kevin Spacey's. You know? He's a really great mimic. He did. He did a great Johnny Carson. He did a spectacular. Johnny carson. He's a. He's a he's a jerk. But he's a good gimmick. A mimic. But yes. Alec baldwin. Well, you know, Alec Baldwin, obviously. Was in you know. Was England Gary Glenn Ross, but he doesn't have a scene with Al Pacino in it. You know, what I mean like 'cause 'cause Roma's not at the meeting when when? When Pacino comes in and Aaron Al Pacino when Baldwin comes in. And does of course that magnificent seen. He's only in one scene. He feels the entire movie only in the one scene. Yeah. It's weird about that. Dan. I don't know if you know this not, but that scene in in England, Gary Glenn Ross, which of course, is legendary. Yeah. That's not in play. Really? No, it's not in the play. Man that wrote it specifically for the movie version, and now listen, I'm a I'm a bit of a purist. I love that. Okay. Let me see. What did you say? Let me say this straight. That's that that seen the the the you're fired the first prize at third prize is you're fired that whole scene, right? It takes brass balls to sell real estate all of that that whole the whole Baldwin seen is is awesome. But as pure ist Glengarry Glen Ross is my second favorite play of all time. And I think it's perfect. And I don't think it needs that like because I think the play is perfect. So you like when I saw the movie I was like what the hell is this? And I and I love it again. I love it. But it's a separate animal like the movie is different. 'cause they changed. They changed some stuff, right? Have to look at him as yes, individual work. But I really think I really think Glengarry when is a perfect play like a perfect play in it. And I remember I saw production. Oh my God. I've seen some terrible productions of Glengarry Glen Ross. And I've seen some great productions of it. One of the best was any Morton directed at Steppenwolf and day pathways. He played played Roma and Mike Nussbaum. Played levin. Aw. My god. Was it? Good. Anyway. So. The worst production I've ever seen. I've ever seen of it. I can't remember what theater company it was. It was a it was a storefront. It was small small storefront theatre. By the way. I don't I don't want to really criticized the hell out of people, but it's a hard play to do mammoths heart hard man is really really high directed. I directed a mammoth play. Called lake boat. It was one of his one of his early plays. I directed. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done, and it was really hard on the actors. It's hard. There's a very specific rhythm to the way that man that rights, and there's a lot going on underneath the snappy rhythmic dialogue. And it's it's a challenge. It's a real challenge to director David Mamat play. It really is. And it was one of the most demanding things that I've ever dated a director. And I love the production. I think I thought we did a great job with. I thought the actors were all great. It's a it's a terrific. It's a terrific play called lake, but not a lot of people know about it. They made a terrible movie out of it. And what's really? Amazing is you know, I went with my cast the mo- the movie came out about three months after we closed if we closed lifeboat, and we all were like, okay. Let's all go and see the movie and Joe Montana directed it. And Joe Mantegna was in the original production of lake boat. And so it was an awful movie awful. And we were like, wow, we did a better job. Then like Montana. Did you out directed Joe Montana? So anyway, so the production that I saw Glengarry garage. This is the worst. They not only included they not only included the Alec Baldwin monologue. This this theater company, but they had a woman deliver it now, I don't wanna sound sexist. But that plays about men. You don't have. It's about men. And most of what it does is about is about man, and he's very anti woman, which is no easy. He's. But I was just like floored by she was really bad to that was the other thing like like she delivered the monologue. I had no idea how to do the rhythm of the pacing or anything about it. But I thought that that was one of the worst decisions I've ever I was like seriously. Yeah. And that was the what was the worst? And I've seen a lot of bad productions Glenn Goggin Ross. But that was that was it that was the pinnacle right there. Not only including the Alec Baldwin thing. But having a woman plays the part, and I will say this. You know, what play gets a lot of a lot of crap mammoth play that gets people hate it is only on because they think it's. They think it's you know, they think it's misogynistic. And it's in a lot of ways, you know, in a lot of ways it kind of is. But that's not what the place about a lot of people don't understand what that plays about. It's not really isn't like man versus woman. That's not really what that plays about. It's about education for his announ education. And it's about it's about a lot of stuff that a lot a lot of people simplistically, just go. I hate that play. It's a good. It's a good play. I it's always difficult for me to defend mammoth because there's there's so many targets that you could just hit ma'am with the anti woman thing the whole I mean. You know, he repeats his himself quite a lot in his work. But I love the guy. I don't care. I think the guy's great. There's a lot of reasons to hate David Mamat. And I totally understand that. But I just think he's I think he's a remarkable talent. I really do. So anyway, how the hell we get on our because Alec Baldwin. Poland delivering the monologue there. Yeah. All right. Hey, how about Kate and Oliver Hudson? Now, Oliver Hudson he doesn't do a lot of where Kate Hudson member one Kate Hudson. Fooled all of us. We thought she was good member. When almost famous almost famous came out now, it's like, wow, she's awesome. And then like four years later, I'm like, wow. That was a one note thing. Hope you like romantic comedy. Yeah. Yeah. Well, she's in two of them with with Matthew, mcconaughey. She made two of them with him. But. They'll send out Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson were Goldie hawn's. I two kids. She was married to you. Don't remember you have probably you're too young. Do you know who the Hudson brothers were? No. They were three or three guys brothers, and they had a they were musicians and they had a wacky half an hour sort of variety comedy show in the seventies. They were the Hudson brothers, and she was married. Goldie? Hawn was married to one of the Hudson brothers Bill Hudson. And I can't remember who the other two were. But they were they were wacky. They were like they would do like wacky skits. And and then I mean, I don't know if they had any I'm not sure if they had any sort of big hits like that charted song wise, but the show was popular the the Hudson brothers show was popular for a while. Like in the seventies. They were on the radar. One of them is nuts. One of the Hudson brothers like has purple hair. And now he's got like purple hair and big big crazy moustache. I can't remember which one Bill is. But that's whose father that's Kate. Hudson. Father. Sure is one of the Hudson brothers. Yeah. I mean, I know the name but only be from being Kate Hudson five. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. But no there was a time period when they had that syndicated they had like a syndicated variety comedy show. And people watched it, including me that you could do you could really do anything in the seventies. And have people watch it as a variety show. We were talking about how everybody in the seventies got a variety show it, you know, like everybody did if you had one like the star vocal band who had one hit they had afternoon, delight. They were given a variety show. They gave the here's the seventies. They gave I've talked about this actually yesterday. They gave him a variety show to mimes in the seventies. Does that sound like a good idea? They were a husband and wife team called shields and yarnell and they were popular for a while. Because everybody, you know, weird stuff happened in the seventies. People were it wasn't a it wasn't right. I love the decade. There were a lot of blood people blowing. We'd and doing weird stuff and given variety shows two minds TV airtime to fill on the networks. Absolutely. Yeah. Let's take a break. So we've got Kate Hudson. We've been talking about the Baldwin brothers. And of course, the lovely Murray. Brothers who are are are awesome. And but we want to hear from you three one two nine eight one seven hundred for talk and text three one two nine eight one seven two hundred and the news the next.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:23 min | 2 years ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm Scott Simon. Mike news bombers earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Rudy a grandfather whose confronted Lawson declined and Rachel bonds play curve of departure north light theater near Chicago. Mike Nussbaum won a drama desk. Award for his performance in David Gerry Glenn Ross in nineteen Eighty-four. He's done. Lots of Mamat, lots of Arthur Miller and had featured turns and several films, including men in black and fatal attraction. Mike Nussbaum has done a lot period. He's ninety four years old. He is reportedly the oldest working stage actor in America. Mike Nussbaum joins us from member station. WBZ in Chicago. Thanks so much for being with us. It's my pleasure, Scott. You started out in your forties. No, I started out professionally in my forties. But I was acting as since I was nine years old. And as a young man trying to make living in exterminator. But I was doing community theatre for many years before. I finally went ahead with it as a professional forgive me. You're an exterminator. Yes. I was. And by that I've lived to ninety four. There may be a secret ingredient in DD. Well, you would be a great ad for it. This current play curved departure. Yes. I don't know a nice way to put this. All right. What's it like to play somebody who has to look death in the face when you're ninety four? Well as a ninety four year old man looking death in the face. It's not a problem in all I think anybody who reaches my age. Is aware that it is. Gift to be able to live this long and not to expect that it will go on much longer in my note to BJ Jones who directed the show on is one of my oldest as friends I said if this plays is my last it's a great one to go out on. And that's exactly the way I feel. I am gifted and lucky to still be able to do the thing that is the most fun for me in life. As long as I can do it. I will and at the age of ninety four almost ninety five in December. Right. Yes. That's correct. How do you project onstage? Well, that's one of the things that I still have is a strong voice and audiences delighted with an old actor who can speak aloud because most of my audiences are also old when they don't hear the young actresses well because they come from a different era, and they speak softly, and they speak rapid they and they slur. And I don't. So what's your next roller? What you'd like to be your next role? As a matter of fact, I am going to be playing the grave digger in April at Chicago Shakespeare in hamlet after that, I have no idea it would take some courage for a theater to hire somebody who's ninety five. And I'm just hoping that somebody will Mike Nussbaum. Plays Rudy and Rachel bonds curve of departure at the Norfolk theater right outside of Chicago. We'll repeat it mister Nussbaum. Alter ninety five in December. Thanks so much for being with us, sir. My pleasure. When the new season of Saturday Night Live debuts tonight stand up comedian, Melissa BSN your will debut was a full cast member. He's been called an impression machine for impersonations of celebrities both real and imagined including Pokemon ash Ketchum. To get back in the bulky ball. Jill and Bjork. I have a cat and sometimes I like to follow her around. And pretend that I am to NPR's. Elizabeth Blair has this profile this summer Melissa via you performed at Montreal's just for laughs festival. She greets her audience with a warning..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:45 min | 2 years ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

"I'm Scott Simon. Mike Nussbaum is earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Rudy a grandfather whose confronted Lawson declined and Rachel bonds play curve of departure north light theater near Chicago. Mike goosebumps won a drama desk award for his performance in David Flynn. Gary Glenn Ross in nineteen Eighty-four. He's done. Lots of Mamat, lots of Arthur Miller and had featured turns and several films, including men in black and fatal attraction. Mike Nussbaum has done a lot period. He's ninety four years old. He is reportedly the oldest working stage actor in America. Mike Nussbaum joins us from member station. WBZ in Chicago. Thanks so much for being with us. My pleasure sky. You started out in your forties. No, I started out professionally in my forties. But I was acting as since I was nine years old. And as a young man trying to make living resume exterminator. But I was doing community theatre for many years before I finally went ahead with it as a professional. Forgive me. You an exterminator. Yes. I was and by two that I've lived to ninety four. There may be a secret ingredient in DD. Well, you would be a great ad for it. This current play Curva departure. Yes. I don't know a nice way to put this. Right. What's it like to play somebody who has to look death in the face when you're ninety four? Well as a ninety four year old man looking death in the face. It's not a problem in all I think anybody who reaches my age. Is aware that it is. Gift to be able to live this long and not to expect that it will go on much longer in my note to be Jay Jones who directed. The shown is one of my oldest and dearest friends. I said if this is my last it's a great one to go out on. And that's exactly the way I feel. I am gifted and lucky to still be able to do the thing that is the most fun for me in life. As long as I can do it. I will and at the age of ninety four ninety five in December. Right. Yes. That's correct. How do you project onstage? Well, that's one of the things that I still have is a strong voice and audiences delighted with an old actor who can speak aloud because most of my audiences are also old than they don't hear the young actresses well because they come from a different era, and they speak softly, and they speak rapid they and they slur. And I don't. So what's your next roller? What you'd like to be your next role? As a matter of fact, I am going to be playing the grave digger in April at Chicago Shakespeare in hamlet after that, I have no idea. It would take some courage for a theater to hire somebody who's ninety five. And I'm just hoping that somebody will Mike Nussbaum. Plays Rudy and Rachel bonds curve of departure at the Norfolk theater right outside of Chicago will repeat it mister Nussbaum. Altern ninety five and December. Thanks so much for being with my pleasure. When the new season of.

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

04:37 min | 2 years ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Three point nine FM and AM eight twenty NPR news and the New York conversation. This is weekend edition from NPR news. I'm Scott Simon. Mike Nussbaum is earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Rudy a grandfather whose confronting Lawson declined and Rachel bonds play curve of departure, the north light theater near Chicago. Mike Nussbaum won a drama desk. Award for his performance in David Mamadou Glengarry Glen Ross in nineteen Eighty-four. He's done. Lots of Mamat, lots of Arthur Miller and had featured turns and several films, including men in black and fatal attraction. Mike Nussbaum has gentle lot period. He's ninety four years old. He is reportedly the oldest working stage actor in America. Mike Nussbaum joins us from member station. WBZ in Chicago. Thanks so much for being with us. It's my pleasure sky. You started out in your forties. No, I started out professionally in my forties. But I was acting as since I was nine years old. And as a young man trying to make a living is an exterminator. But I was doing community theatre for many years before. I finally went ahead with it as a professional forgive me. You were an exterminator. Yes. I was and spider that I grew up to ninety four. There may be a secret ingredient in DD. Well, you would be a great ad for it. This current play curve departure. Yes. I don't know a nice way to put this. All right. What's it like to play somebody who has to look death in the face when you're ninety four? Well as a ninety four year old man looking death in the face. It's not a problem in all I think anybody who reaches my age. Is aware that it is a gift to be able to live this long and not to expect that it will go on much longer in my note to be Jay Jones who directed. The show is one of my oldest and dearest friends. I said if this play is my last it's a great one to go out on. And that's exactly the way I feel. I am gifted and lucky to still be able to do the thing that is the most fun for me in life. As long as I can do it. I will and at the age of ninety four ninety five in December. Right. Yes. That's correct. How do you project onstage? Well, that's one of the things that I still have is a strong voice audiences delighted with an old actor who can speak loud because most of my audiences are also than they don't hear the young actresses well because they come from a different era, and they speak softly, and they speak rapid they and they slur. And I don't. So what's your next roller? What you'd like to be your next role? Well, as a matter of fact, I am going to be playing the grave digger in April at Chicago Shakespeare in hamlet after that, I have no idea it would take some courage for a theater to hire somebody who's ninety five. And I'm just hoping that somebody will Mike Nussbaum. Plays Rudy and Rachel bonds curve of departure at the Norfolk theater right outside of Chicago. We'll repeat it mister Nussbaum. Alter ninety five in December. Thanks so much for being with my pleasure. When the new season of Saturday Night Live tonight, stand up comedian, Melissa VSAN your will debut was a full cast member. He's been called an impression machine for impersonations of celebrities. Both real and imagined including poke moms ash Ketchum to get back in the boogie ball. And Bjork I have a cat, and sometimes I like to follow her around and pretend that I am to NPR's. Elizabeth Blair has this profile this summer Melissa via senor performed at Montreal's. Just for laughs festival. She greets her audience with a warning..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:25 min | 2 years ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on KQED Radio

"This is weekend edition from NPR news. I'm Scott Simon. Mike newspapers earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Rudy a grandfather whose confronted Lawson declined Rachel bonds play curve of departure, north light theater near Chicago. Mike won a drama desk. Award for his performance in David Flynn. Gary Glenn Ross in nineteen Eighty-four. He's done. Lots of Mamat, lots of Arthur Miller and had featured turns in several films, including men in black and fatal attraction. Mike Nussbaum has done a lot period. He's ninety four years old. He is reportedly the oldest working stage actor in America. Mike Nussbaum joins us from member station. WBZ in Chicago. Thanks so much for being with us. My pleasure sky. You started out in your forties. No, I started out professionally in my forties. But I was acting as since I was nine years old. And as a young man trying to make a living an exterminator. But I was doing community theatre for many years before. I finally went ahead with it as a professional forgive me. You were an exterminator. Yes. I was and spider that I've lived to ninety four. There may be a secret ingredient in DD. Well, you would be a great ad for it. This current play curve departure. Yes. I don't know a nice way to put this. All right. What's it like to play somebody who has to look death in the face when you're ninety four? Well as a ninety four year old man looking death in the face. It's not a problem at all. I think anybody who reaches my age. Is aware that it is. Gift to be able to live this long and not to expect that it will go on much stronger in my note to be Jones who directed the show on is one of my oldest endurance friends. I said if this play is my last it's a great one to go out on. And that's exactly the way I feel. I am gifted in lucky to still be able to do the thing that is the most fun for me in life. As long as I can do it. I will and at the age of ninety four ninety five in December. Right. Yes. That's correct. How do you project onstage? Well, that's one of the things that I still have is a strong voice and audiences delighted with an old actor who can speak aloud because most of my audiences are also old than they don't hear the young actresses well because they come from a different era, and they speak softly, and they speak rapid they and they slur. And I don't. So what's your next roller? What you'd like to be your next role? As a matter of fact, I am going to be playing the grave digger in April at Chicago Shakespeare in hamlet after that, I have no idea it would take some courage for a theater to hire somebody who's ninety five. And I'm just hoping that somebody will Mike Nussbaum. Plays Rudy and Rachel bonds curve of departure at the Norfolk theater right outside of Chicago. We'll repeat it mister Nussbaum. Turn ninety five in December. Thanks so much for being with my pleasure. The new season of Saturday Night Live debuts tonight stand up comedian, Melissa VSAN your will debut was a full cast member. He's been called an impression machine for impersonations of celebrities, both real and imagined, including Pok Mons Ashkenazim. To get back in the bulky ball. Big. And Bjork I have a cat, and sometimes I like to follow her around and pretend that I am to NPR's. Elizabeth Blair has this profile this summer Melissa via senor performed at Montreal's. Just for laughs festival. She greets her audience with a warning..

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"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

Newsradio 830 WCCO

01:38 min | 2 years ago

"mike nussbaum" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO

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