April 14, 2023

What Lies Beneath

Summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.

Simón Prades



A beloved drawing goes missing from Mr. Ablao’s third grade classroom. The class holds a funeral for the drawing, which accidentally unleashes a much bigger feeling than anyone anticipated. (13  minutes)

Act One

Music of the Night after Night after Night

The musicians in the orchestra for Phantom of the Opera tell reporter Jay Caspian Kang about what it’s like to play the exact same music every single night—for decades. And how they’ve learned to make their peace with it. (26 minutes)

By Jay Caspian Kang; Produced by Miki Meek