29. 11. 2017

AYAD AKHTAR & DOUG HUGHES on JUNK and POLLY DRAPER, KATHRYN GRODY, SUSAN MILLER on 20th Century Blues

A look at two new productions of the season. First, playwright Ayad Akhtar (2013 Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama) and director Doug Hughes discuss Junk, their new play at Lincoln Center Theater about the world of high finance and eclipsed...

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14. 11. 2017

JULIE TAYMOR & DAVID HENRY HWANG on The Lion King 20th Anniversary & M. Butterfly

  Director Julie Taymor joins Susan Haskins-Doloff and guest co-host Donna Hanover of Arts in the City to look back at creating her masterpiece of musical theater, The Lion King (the most lucrative production in history), and reflect on how she herself responds...

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07. 11. 2017

Pulitzer-winning Playwright STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS

Our guest, Stephen Adly Guirgis, currently Playwright-in-Residence at Signature Theatre, discusses the revival there of Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train. He also talks with co-hosts, Jason Zinoman from The New York Times, and producer Susan Haskins-Doloff, about creating the initial LAByrinth Theater...

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30. 10. 2017

Nia Vardalos’ Tiny Beautiful Things & Noël Coward’s Salute to The Brave

“Tiny Beautiful Things” writer/actor Nia Vardalos and co-conceiver Marshall Heyman discuss their theatrical adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling book, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Tony-winning playwright Warren Leight. Next we look at TACT...

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24. 10. 2017

Torch Song Trio: FIERSTEIN, URIE, and KAUFMAN

Guests are playwright Harvey Fierstein, director Moisés Kaufman and actorMichael Urie discussing Torch Song, their hit revival now at Second Stage Theater of Fierstein’s 1988 groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Musto.

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24. 10. 2017

Halloween & Cabaret Extravaganza

  Cabaret favorites Murray Hill, Bridget Everett with producer Daniel Nardicio of Club Cumming talk about developing and bringing their style of entertainment to audiences in NYC, as well as around the world, as they prepare for Musto Duets Deux, a...

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23. 10. 2017

KPOP and Fall Season Preview part 2

We delve into the immersive new musical KPOP, set in a Korean pop music factory. KPOP co-conceiver and librettist Jason Kim, director Teddy Bergman of Woodshed Collective, and Ars Nova Artistic Director Jason Eagan discuss creating this unique production, and how...

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20. 10. 2017

Fall Season Preview

Theater Talk previews the 2017 upcoming fall theater season with Michael Musto (NewNowNext.com), Patrick Pacheco (L.A. Times), and Elisabeth Vincentelli (The New York Times, The New Yorker, Newsday), guest co-host Jesse Green (The New York Times) and executive producer/co-host Susan Haskins-Doloff. The productions they discuss include SpongeBob...

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21. 09. 2017

Masters of The American Musical: Remembering THOMAS MEEHAN (1929-2017)

 In memory of the great librettist and our friend Thomas Meehan, who died last month at age 88, we are repeating this episode from 2015 focusing on the theatrical art form of book writing,...

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16. 07. 2017

Caricaturist KEN FALLIN plus Remembering AL HIRSCHFELD with ART SPIEGELMAN

Theater Talk welcomes artist Ken Fallin, whose  pen and ink celebrity portraits are astute and witty observations of the theater scene. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, In Style, The New Yorker, The...

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