Charles talks with veteran actor Ray Baker about his starring role as legendary artist Tom Lea in the play "Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World," which will be presented Oct 5 & 6 at the Plaza Philanthropy Theatre. Baker talks about channeling the late artist and writer, and how a key moment in Tom Lea's life helped him better understand his character. Baker also shares his memories of making films with directors John Cassavetes and Mike Nichols. In this online-only extended interview, Baker also offers some helpful tips to actors who are trying to get into the business.
Learn more about "Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World" and other Tom Lea Month activities at http://www.tomlea.net/Month2013/Plaza_Theatre.html
Aired Oct 5, 2013.