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Really deployment -- good morning -- get I don't -- I'm fine thank you a lot of showed an alliance well you need a magnifying glass to be able to discern what the ratings are I regret to say but that's only because I'm not honest enough and in fact I gotta to to mine portal that which I do often on the chart room.
I got some good reviews and Entertainment Weekly and didn't know Vanity Fair and apparently they're not really listening to their views -- one guy said more Michael -- would help.
The -- -- so.
But that's a student who -- over him almost -- and the Bill O'Reilly.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Dot com saw what did you do last -- I went to a glamorous Broadway opening of the thirteen million dollar new musical Cinderella.
Based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein television classic with Julie hundreds -- a Broadway openings are fun and glamorous.
-- can't really give -- a very good review though I must say I think if you -- idea.
The dim -- twelve year old girl you might like it would be an idea slightly slow -- reported sexual man I was bored out of my mind it's beautiful thirteen million dollars well spent but it's really kitchen.
As a revision of times this morning it is SS send up Ben Brantley agrees in the I would say so we're both quite ambivalent about the production started in light of inundated like now.
What is -- -- favourable from a miserable.
Well -- right right it's not the way used to be with year old friend frank Rich Franklin was a killer -- -- he gave -- bad -- you were out on Saturday that -- -- -- of the moving -- came in took the sets a way -- -- on.
The times does not have that kind of power anymore so the producers of Cinderella will be meeting today and they will say -- right.
There's a whole group of people up their tourists with families that we can get to sell the show -- they don't know Ben Brantley is they don't read the New York Times and if their aggressive and Smart a marketing people.
Because it is -- show they'll likely be able to scoop up a lot of the summer to risk coming -- -- Sold -- are counting on -- This adultery observation of -- and -- -- and on parents they're gonna just send -- front.
Exactly it's out.
I mean it's going right for the -- audience that wicked which has been running eleven years and -- -- like 3.5 billion dollars around the world.
If they can even tap into that minimal audience that weakens get him -- -- -- still not gonna run.
Michael I want to see American -- -- -- soft toys used a hammer to acquire -- was sort of innocent time.
I don't I saw no other people there was children.
Well I mean this in your view because they're great -- -- a -- but I.
We -- what you do the take why when he's twelve years old don't take a kid to -- show that is.
Condescending that's made for the I'll take them to a show that's a great Broadway Show even if they don't get everything that's going on it'll excite them I would always say to -- -- taken -- Chicago.
The old Bob fauci show which is really exciting -- -- don't -- that the great director Hal prince once said to me.
Don't give people what they want give them what they didn't even know could be.
Tunnel -- riddle which is which is what you didn't wait for 35 -- -- I'm -- And generally I don't want to -- and you watch a television -- -- and I want smash.
Now technically one but I logic particularly you have to expect that solve the point -- -- repeat never want to American Idol.
My friend Clive Davis.
Who was on last week superb interview that you did with -- my -- I've seen -- been -- he's been interviewed a lot lately I went to a couple I've interviews with them -- of the best because you kept -- about him.
Everyone wants them tell me about which he.
Tell me about.
Janis Joplin you kept in about Clive Davis evidence Taurus organ bank absolutely -- -- years.
Because -- -- law you goes off patent lawyer when he became the president of Columbia records and -- -- artist.
It is very struck a governorship and no callable absolutely -- -- they I know what's the feeling laws on the the Somalia he wants succumb.
Who's gonna tell me what Sandra alleged events -- please.
And that it goes out to moderates like Janis Joplin on I don't.
-- what was he wearing like a cardigan sweater khaki pants atrocity of beads and Airbus is alive strive all nice on Hussein.
There's very Smart and well you know 11 of his artists that you didn't mention -- -- -- -- big favorite line is the great great Barry Manilow and I'm sure your fans will.
And I was talking to -- when he was on Broadway recently.
And very inclined were always fighting because Barry wanted to write songs -- want to be a songwriter that's right.
And Clive made a deal with him said are you can if we do an album we've got eight songs you can write six and I get picked to.
All of Barry's big hits -- the -- that -- on part of a very does not like songs like you know I can't smile without you war or -- write songs buried in one underline our rights assault mr.
as a publisher of for critical jobs early exit what I music.
I never to Asia should -- there was.
I spent twenty minutes replied I know -- -- the public about terminal log is longer than I've ever spent more than -- president of -- -- -- Because there's such a fascinating guy and Biden -- asked him about his relationship Paul Simon.
Why can imagine.
-- can be enormously difficult to work weren't doors.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- What's on this paper reply to -- well -- but I that you didn't go see his big twelve million dollar -- music and a -- -- analysts at a brief statement.
-- -- -- -- -- -- But not done it often -- sold several Mary if promoted -- Abraham got.
I thought there was some I thought to have Sharon Brigham solves all sorts of stupid auditor -- ES you know was about that sent and -- gang murder back in the balance.
And I agree with Bernard the subject matter -- affect you under sixteen should now it was a it was a late fifty -- -- Australia West -- Story when -- -- violence -- -- I don't know on the west -- in new York and -- one of those.
Stupid left wing liberal nonsense things where you know make the the the killer is really victim of society Merrill -- -- agree with some the music is gorgeous.
Oh -- another thing though would have been taught inching -- climate I would love to his relationship David Geffen excitement those guys have gone added over the years to all powerful man in the music business.
Autumn and I'll walk I want to talk very embodiment -- -- yell yeah on the number of genius on.
-- smaller -- funeral Walter noted nationals Africa room of salt and -- sin and then I'm.
There's relationship of village -- and it even on Dylan was -- Colombia went and climbed after.
There's still -- to -- diluted couldn't put.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The other thing that's similar Clive Davis and I think it holds true for any great content -- -- on Broadway producer a Hollywood producer.
You have a vision.
That is bigger than what the artist MC and you say -- I can match that incredibly talented person.
-- this material and I may have to fight to get them to do it but I know I trust my judgment.
-- sound judgment.
And I'm gonna win those battles and Clive won all those battles.
A -- fell on a journal on -- down much so yeah or Steve Rossi Easter run no.
While Warner more studios and.
-- nobody on earth -- tells about her story ago.
The engine and want to tell you every book now what marriage -- all man c'mon I'm reading -- looked right now.
Now act like markets got so desperate budget airline -- -- better shall what I wanted to it was a week would you ever to a memorial speaking about -- you're getting to a certain point your life where it's time to well.
Look back ten cents a little before.
You decide a -- biographer of unauthorized.
Blog entry from the Margaret work that is accurate at all.
On fact some more related to plumbers -- so sold an actress and there was.
No I have done too many people have to dive in -- -- in and around oh c'mon so long used you know you should use the best thing about a memoir a certain point latest is to be used to settle scores.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Dollars of -- and -- -- remarkable boards and yet they are not some of about solemn on an island advance and in fact.
I'm in an all right able now to what -- you don't I'm doing a book.
For Simon and Schuster on Broadway India late sixties and early seventies when.
The theater industry was falling apart Times -- was dangerous the city was bankrupt.
And a handful of guys and they were guys I came together and save the theater business and so do we help -- lift the fortunes of New York City.
-- about on and it's not all -- -- great -- picked off frank corrupt yet aussies and kill Lawler shows.
And then they wrote a book what are your letter the -- on second thought some.
I just want to they had this I think he said it on your show no visible can back over these things I give -- a better view -- -- -- on second thought it was in the past half.
By the way the only person who has not agreed to give me an interview for my book and I've interviewed a 150 people now is Frank -- she turned me down.
Who said it yourself about him.
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