Barbara Cook

Diary of a Passionate Podcaster

In 2006, I was commissioned by Sony to produce a Broadway podcast series. One of my first assignments was to interview the great Barbara Cook about her illustrious career. She was my first Broadway legend and she lived up to that title in all the best ways. She was warm and inspiring and an absolute pro with amazing stories. I cut the interview at her NYC apartment with her large collection of birds chirping in the background. Her take on overcoming fear and self-doubt is brilliant.

Here is that episode which aired as part of The Masterworks Broadway Podcast Theater: