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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18. 02. 2020

Actors Dawn Bradfield & Brian O’Byrne, plus Jac Venza on Theater Talk (5/28/99)

Tony-nominated actors Dawn Bradfield & Brian O’Byrne discuss appearing in Martin McDonagh’s play “Lonesome West.” Next up, TV-producer Jac Venza discusses producing part of the 1999 Tony Awards.

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25. 11. 2019

Remembering John Simon (Kissel, le Sourd & Simon on Simon)

 Today, we mourn the incomparable critic, John Simon. He was brilliant about so many things (and outrageously wrong about others- though over the years he mellowed). A consummate writer, he remarkably kept...

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16. 10. 2019

Remembering HAROLD BLOOM on Theater Talk

The eminent scholar Harold Bloom (1930-2019) appears on “Theater Talk” in 2000 to discuss his book “Shakespeare, The Invention of The Human.”

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10. 09. 2019

Harvey Fierstein of Fiddler on the Roof

Actor/writer HARVEY FIERSTEIN discusses taking over the role of Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on Broadway and the new perspectives he brings to this revival (where he is soon to be joined...

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07. 09. 2019

Harvey Fierstein discusses ‘La Cage aux Folles’

Harvey Fierstein, starring on Broadway in the revival of the hit musical, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, remembers writing the show’s libretto and working with composer Jerry Herman plus director Arthur Laurents to put...

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04. 08. 2019

In Memoriam: D.A. Pennebaker (7/15/25-8/1/19) with wife & partner, Chris Hegedus

Documentary filmmakers Pennebaker and Hegedus appeared on THEATER TALK early in 1998 to discuss their documentary “Moon Over Broadway,” which chronicled a Ken Ludwig play (starring Carol Burnett and Philip Bosco) “Moon Over...

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04. 08. 2019

In Memoriam: RIP TORN (2/6/31-7/9/19)

Taped in the spring of 1997, the master actor Rip Torn was then appearing in Horton Foote’s “The Young Man from Atlanta.”

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03. 08. 2019

In Memoriam: Neil Simon

A THEATER TALK interview from 1997 with playwright Neil Simon

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02. 05. 2019

The THREE TALL WOMEN: Jackson, Metcalf and Pill

We welcome Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf and Alison Pill, who discuss working together with director Joe Mantello to create the magnificent revival of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women, now on Broadway. Jesse Green...

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