Friday, May 8, 2020: Daniel Brooks, Burton Cummings and more

Today on q: theatre director Daniel Brooks, Burton Cummings of the Guess Who, actress Emma Rudy, dub poet d'bi young.anitafrika.
Tom Power is the host of CBC Radio’s q. (Dustin Rabin)

Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Diagnosed with stage four cancer, Canadian theatre director Daniel Brooks discusses uncertainty and reflects on his life in theatre through the perspective of these difficult times.

  • Musician Burton Cummings reveals the real story behind the Guess Who's iconic song, American Woman, 50 years after it skyrocketed to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Emma Rudy, the star of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical, talks about the cancellation of the Charlottetown Festival's entire summer lineup, and what it means to her personally as well as to a province that relies on summer tourism to stay afloat.

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