Full episode 647: LaDonna Act Two The New Guard Share a clip ByChana Joffe-Walt LaDonna sets out to transform the way this place is run. (25 minutes) Song:“Security” by Etta James More in WorkView all 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act One: Goodbye Mr. Facey Producer Chana Joffe-Walt wondered what it was like for surviving MTA employees coping with the loss of their co-workers due to Covid-19. 721: The Walls Close In Oct. 23, 2020 Act Two: 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. (22 minutes) 684: Burn It Down Sept. 27, 2019 Act One: A Policeman Burns Down the Firehouse A strongman gets hired to take over the Amsterdam Fire Department. More by Chana Joffe-WaltView all 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act One: Goodbye Mr. Facey Producer Chana Joffe-Walt wondered what it was like for surviving MTA employees coping with the loss of their co-workers due to Covid-19. 730: The Empty Chair Jan. 22, 2021 Act Four: Quarantweening Producer Chana Joffe-Walt talks to a seventh grader who doesn’t have a seventh grade, or an eighth grade. (11 minutes) 712: Nice White Parents July 31, 2020 Act Two As the school year moved forward, the fundraising committee planned a gala at the French Embassy.