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This edition: Theater of Politics

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 17, 2018.

First aired: May 18, 2018.

Politics and theatre take center stage when Sam Roberts talks with Pulitzer Prize winning writer Stephen Greenblatt. His latest book is "Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics."

Then New York Times theater photographer Sara Krulwich shows us her love for the stage with her photographs.

Times journalists discuss the week's lead issues on "The Back Story." And Sam Roberts offers some final words on "Coda."

Guest List

Stephen Greenblatt Author, “Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics”

Clyde Haberman Contributing Writer, The New York Times

Sara Krulwich Theater Photographer, The New York Times

Eleanor Randolph Contributing Writer, The New York Times

Sam Roberts The New York Times columnist and Host, “The New York Times Close Up with Sam Roberts”

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