4Charlie Rose: The Week
written and directed by george c. wolf, and choreographed by savon gloverrer. >> the most challenging thing about creating a musical is making sure the buoyancy maintains no matter what. even when you have something like anytime west side story" or "sweeney todd" the energy of buoyancy has to push it all the way through. all the way to the curtain. there is a story that huby blake tells that george gershwin lifted the note of "i got rhythm" from a pit player after sheeg "shuffle along." he lifted those notes and he stole them. i'm not saying what he did. i'm not saying that he didn't. >> rose: somebody said it. >> huby plac said it. it became an interesting thing. and it becomes a tap dance that savon choreographed of him playing the instrument, and him dancing out the fact in theory somebody lifted his notes. and he becomes-- gilbert said "shuffle along" is filled with joyous rage and this number becomes a manifestation of that. >> rose: how about this? this is from chris jones writing in "the chicago tribune": >> it's extraordinary. it's an extraordinary statement. when i first met
, a secretary of state. you know and i know, say, go back to jim baker. when jim baker was george h.w. bush's secretary of state. everyone around the world knew when jim baker talked he was speaking with the full backing and thfort president. i'm not so sure that when rex tillerson speaks people are going to be able to assume that, if donald trump is tweeting certain things or various people at the white house are saying or doing things that are inconsistent with what the message is supposed to be. >> rose: because it's in the nature of his d.n.a. to be hands on and it's okay to tell people what he thinks. >> another thing. donald trump if you read the inaugural speech, the entire intellectual assumption of the speech is that the united states is getting ripped off by the world-- allies aren't doing enough, trade is bad furst, we're spending too much in the fine, it's what got himt got elected. it doesn't mean it's necessarily going to work out. it doesn't mean it's necessarily constructive. >> rose: we're seeing this week he's doing the things he said he would do. >> absolutely.
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