Arts Documentaries


All at WNYC New York Public Radio (reporter/presenter/producer) 1999 – 2005:

For audio archives on WNYC, click here.

For Morning Edition and Studio 360 stories included:

John Corigliano writes for Bob Dylan
Peter Brook’s new minimalist work
Dutch Still Life painting and how it influences food stylists today
Balanchine’s obsession with Edward Gorey
The Silver Surfer – the sophisticated comic hero
David Gulpilil the first Australian aboriginal film star
Jackson Pollock and his love of jazz
The Discovery of a new Chekhov short story
Fela Kuti’s influence on NY bands
Marvin Pontiac the alter ego of John Lurie
Katherine Dunham and black dance
Anne McCaffrey’s lawsuits against fans on the internet
Street and Playground Rhymes and Tony Schwartz Recording
Poetry and Mentorship: Stanley Kunitz
Judging documentaries at the Williamsburg Film Festival
New York City Ballet routines in health clubs
Elvis Costello’s collaboration with Anne Sophie von Otter
Doug Varone at the Tenement Museum
Baseball poetry
Bloomsday at Symphony Space
Violinist Joshua Bell and dancer Wendy Whelan on their mentors
David Amram How to Speak Beat
A slide show investigating the six abstract murals made for WNYC during the 1930’s

Judith has interviewed the following celebrities:

John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Peter Brook, Lorin Maazel, Renee Fleming, Nigel Kennedy, Elvis Costello, John Lurie, Jonathan Lethem, Simon Russell Beale, Simon Callow, Anthony Sher, Lindsay Duncan, Van Cliburn, Mitsuko Uchida, Baz Luhrman, Mark Morris, Allegra Kent, Peter Martins, Peter Gelb, Anish Kapoor, John Corigliano, Katherine Dunham, Anne McCaffrey, Philip Glass, Matthew Broderick, Billy Joel, Simon Rattle, Alexei Sayle, Jonathan Miller, Talib Kweli, Nigel Kennedy, Geoffrey Rush, Barry Otto, David Gulpilil, Eduardo Paolozzi, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Stephen Merchant, Alan Alda, Ed Asner, DJ Spooky, Tariq Ali, Annie Leibowitz, Twyla Tharp, Nathan Lane, Richard Goode, Thomas Quasthoff, Colm Toibin, Hans Haacke, Peter Gelb, Gitta Sereny.