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'Wait, Wait' Host Peter Sagal Returns To His Scripted, Theatrical Roots

Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s Wait Wait! Don’t Tell Me is in town this week to play the role of the Narrator in Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra are finishing up their current season with a semi-staged production of Mr. Bernstein’s famous operetta. Full disclosure: Tom Hall is the chorus master for this production which features the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.

Peter Sagal is no stranger to the stage. He’s written a bunch of plays and screenplays, and he’s worked as a stage director and actor. In 2007, he published a very funny book of essays called The Book of Vice: Naughty Things and How to Do Them. Peter Sagal joins Tom in the studio.

Tickets for this weekend's performances can be found here.

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