Interview about "Miss Gulch Returns!" with Fred Barton, 1989 January 8

Title

Interview about "Miss Gulch Returns!" with Fred Barton, 1989 January 8

Date

1989-01-08

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on January 8, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Fred Barton - author, musician, lyricist, waiter, conductor, and juggler - about the musical show "Miss Gulch Returns!" Barton talks about his one-man show "Miss Gulch Returns!", which is about the character from "The Wizard of Oz" who is the Kansas archetype of the Wicked Witch. According to Barton, Almira Gulch represents the unpleasant, angry and grumpy person we all could be if we decided to be mad at life. Barton dresses in drag to play Miss Gulch. Barton also talks about his work as assistant conductor for the Broadway tour of Cabaret, his preference for Boston over New York City, and audience reactions to "Miss Gulch Returns!"

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Barton, Fred; Wizard of Oz (Motion picture : 1939); Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-052_19890108

Duration

30:09

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview about "Miss Gulch Returns!" with Fred Barton, 1989 January 8,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed September 22, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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