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This series of interviews profiles folks who fervently support the arts, frequently with minimal acknowledgment, as they contribute to the creative product

The Work of Art: Stage Manager Tom Capps

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Tom Capps

Tom Capps, a New Orleans native who was on the original Stage Management on the Broadway opening of Miss Saigon, shares his journey from the Big Easy to a successful career in theatre in the Big Apple, with shows including Ragtime, Mary Poppins, West Side Story and Mamma Mia. In this two-part series, Part One focuses on his humble beginnings, and, in Part Two, Tom will share his experience on the original production of Miss Saigon.

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Karl Lengel talks with Tom Capps, about the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon 29 years ago.

Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.

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