L.A. Theatre Works On the Air:
Alan Alda, Swoozie Kurtz and Chuma Hunter-Gault
“Six Degrees of Separation”
L.A. Theatre Works’ Radio Theatre Series will air Six Degrees of Separation, written by John Guare directed by Jay Sandrich, and featuring Alan Alda,Swoozie Kurtz and Chuma Hunter-Gault. The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Sunday, September 22from 8 -10 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles (98.7 FM in Santa Barbara, 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego), and can also be streamed on demand atwww.latw.org.
A wealthy couple helps a charismatic young man who’s been mugged. He claims to be a friend of their children and the son of movie star Sidney Poitier. Is he the real thing, or a clever con man?The broadcast includes a conversation about the scientific basis of the so-called “Six Degrees Theory” with Steven Strogatz (Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics).