Thursday, January 17, 2019: Mike Schur, Maggie Rogers and more

Today on q: TV producer, writer and showrunner Mike Schur, singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, special effects artist Chris Lyons, Soulpepper artistic director Weyni Mengesha.
TV producer, writer and showrunner Mike Schur, singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in the film Bohemian Rhapsody, Soulpepper artistic director Weyni Mengesha. (Getty Images, John Sciulli/Getty Images, 20th Century Fox, Daniel Malavasi/Soulpepper)
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Today on q, with Tom Power:

  • Producer, writer and showrunner Mike Schur tells us what it takes to make feel-good television like The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Good Place.
  • Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers discusses the challenges of making her first full-length album, Heard It In a Past Life, and performs live in the q studio.
  • Special effects artist Chris Lyons talks about designing the teeth that helped transform Rami Malek into Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.
  • Soulpepper artistic director Weyni Mengesha unveils her vision for the theatre company's next chapter.

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