A Conversation with Lucy Simon

The following conversation was held on April 3, 2015.

Lucy Simon
Photo by Walter Kurtz

David Kirshenbaum:  Welcome back to Broadway. You’ve been missed.

Lucy Simon:  Thank you. I miss being here, really.

David Kirshenbaum:  It’s sort of amazing that no one has gotten to a Doctor Zhivago musical before. Whose idea was it?

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David Kirshenbaum
David Kirshenbaum

wrote music and lyrics for Vanities and Summer of 42 off-Broadway, Party Come Here at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the holiday musical Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus.

Lucy Simon
Lucy Simon

was perhaps best known for composing the music to the Broadway musical The Secret Garden. She also wrote the music to Doctor Zhivago and contributed songs to A...My Name is Alice. She began her career as a folksinger/songwriter alongside her sister Carly Simon. The recipient of a Grammy Award for her childrens record In Harmony, she was also nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award.