03. 04. 2020

Theater Talk George Wendt of Hairspray; David Javerbaum Adam Schlesinger, Cry Baby

Original tape date: May 17, 2008. George Wendt is the new mom in town playing Edna in “Hairspray;” plus David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger, the Tony-nominated songwriting team of “Cry-Baby: The Musical.”

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03. 04. 2020

ESTELLE PARSONS & PATRICIA BOSWORTH

The wonderful PATRICIA BOSWORTH died of Coronavirus complications at age 86. Actor Estelle Parsons and actor/author Patricia Bosworth discussed the art of acting and their formative years of training at the legendary Actors...

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03. 04. 2020

The late Adam Schlesinger with David Javerbaum sperform “Screw Loose” from CRY-BABY

Emmy-winning writer and lyricist David Javerbaum (of “The Daily Show”) and Adam Schlesinger perform “Screw Loose'” from CRY-BABY, the musical, which he wrote with Adam Schlesinger, based on the Jon Water’s movie. Adam...

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28. 03. 2020

Playwright PATRICK MARBER, plus actors LEA DeLARIA & JULIE HALSTON (4/21/1999)

In a then-exclusive New York TV interview, British playwright, Patrick Marber, describes his provocative new work, CLOSER, starring Natasha Richardson, a play where the characters, “all meet, fall in love, fall out of...

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24. 03. 2020

In Tribute: TERRENCE McNALLY (1938-2020), “Mothers and Sons” w/TYNE DALY

First aired: April 12, 2014. The late Terrence McNally and actor Tyne Daly discuss McNally’s Broadway play “Mothers and Sons” in 2014. McNally died from Coronavirus on March 24, 2020. “Mothers and Sons”...

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24. 03. 2020

A Tribute to the late EDWARD ALBEE with TERRENCE McNALLY (1938-2020) • Two Giants of Playwriting

 Playwright Terrence McNally, master actress Mercedes Ruehl, and Jakob Holder (Executive Director of The Edward F. Albee Foundation) on Theater Talk, discussing the legacy of their friend Edward Albee, one of the...

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24. 03. 2020

Composer MARY RODGERS, plus a Victor/Victoria “Broadway Update” on THEATER TALK

The late composer/writer Mary Rodgers (1931-2014) discusses the 1996 revival of her classic show “Once Upon a Mattress,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker (then 22) on Broadway. She also candidly reminisces about her father,...

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23. 03. 2020

Christopher Durang and Dana Ivey: “Sex and Longing”

“Sex and Longing” playwright Christopher Durang and the play’s co-star, actress Dana Ivey, discuss Durang’s popular new play (in 1996), as well as confront the play’s problems with the critics.

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08. 03. 2020

Celebrating The Boys in the Band MART CROWLEY, LAURENCE LUCKINBILL & MICHAEL MUSTO

Mart Crowley with the original cast of The Boys in the Band, including Laurence Luckinbill (far right) With the revival of The Boys In The Band now a hit on Broadway, we are...

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28. 02. 2020

Christopher Walken, ‘A Behanding in Spokane’

A conversation with the brilliant actor Christopher Walken, starring on Broadway in Martin McDonagh’s “A Behanding in Spokane,” for which he received a Best Actor Tony nomination. Original tape date: April 30, 2010.

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