29. 04. 2016

FRANK LANGELLA in ‘The Father’ 

We welcome back master actor Frank Langella who has received critical acclaim for his performance in The Father, a new play by French dramatist Florian Zeller, making its American premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway. The play...

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14. 04. 2016

Shakespeare Death-Day Anniversary Special

Theater Talk presents highlights of its interviews with eminent Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the day that Shakespeare died (April 23, 1616). Shapiro, a Columbia University professor, first...

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07. 04. 2016


BRUCE! : My Adventures in the Skin Trade and Other Essays Writer/humorist Bruce Vilanch discusses his new musical A Sign of the Times and shares tales of his early experience in the theater,...

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04. 04. 2016

“ECLIPSED” plus a BWAY UPDATE with Feldman & Lloyd Webber

Playwright Danai Gurira, actress Lupita Nyong’o and director Liesl Tommy discuss their collaboration on Eclipsed, Gurira’s powerful drama about young women kidnapped and used as “wives” by warlords in the Liberian civil war. The...

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24. 03. 2016


Author and theater historian Ethan Mordden discusses his latest book, On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide, about the composer/ lyricist, who Mordden considers not only the most important artist in the musical theater, but...

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18. 03. 2016

FIDDLER on the ROOF: Then and Now

Actor Danny Burstein and director Bartlett Sher discuss working together on Sher’s new production of Fiddler on the Roof, which the actor calls, “Not your grandfather’s Fiddler.” Sher had Burstein in mind to play...

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29. 02. 2016

JAMES GRISSOM on Tennessee Williams

Our guest is James Grissom, author of “Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog,” His new book about Tennessee Williams and the actresses who inspired the playwrights greatest work,...

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20. 02. 2016


  We welcome The Color Purple’s stars Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks and its director John Doyle to discuss Doyle’s remarkable revival based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. They share when...

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11. 02. 2016

BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES and “Noises Off”

We welcome actor Brian d’Arcy James, star of Broadway’s “Something Rotten!” and a featured SAG Award-winning player in the 2016 Academy Award-nominated film “Spotlight.” Next up, actors Tracee Chimo, David Furr and Campbell...

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04. 02. 2016

Our Mother’s Brief Affair’s LINDA LAVIN, RICHARD GREENBERG, LYNNE MEADOW plus LEN CARIOU on Broadway & The Bard

Actress Linda Lavin, playwright Richard Greenberg and director Lynne Meadow discuss Greenberg’s new Broadway play “Our Mother’s Brief Affair” at Manhattan Theatre Club. Next up, actor Len Cariou tells us about his new...

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