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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08. 07. 2017

ETHAN MORDDEN:  When Broadway Went to Hollywood

The prolific author Ethan Mordden returns to discuss his new book, When Broadway Went to Hollywood. With an encyclopedic knowledge of show business history, Mordden explains how, once sound was integrated into movies in the late...

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12. 06. 2017

TONY-Season Critics 2017 pt. 2 & Joel Grey, ‘Master of Ceremonies’

Theater critics Peter Marks of “The Washington Post,” Terry Teachout of “The Wall Street Journal,” Elisabeth Vincentelli of “The New York Times” & “The New Yorker,” plus Linda Winer of “Newsday” return to review more major Broadway productions of spring 2017....

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12. 06. 2017

TONY-Season Critics Panel with MARKS, TEACHOUT, VINCENTELLI, WINER

 Drama critics  Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times/The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday – review the spring season on Broadway and discuss the new challenges to critics in the digital...

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02. 06. 2017

2017 Tony Awards Predictions with GREEN, MUSTO, PACHECO & VINCENTELLI

Theater experts Elisabeth Vincentelli (The New Yorker and The New York Times), Patrick Pacheco (OnStage), Jesse Green (The New York Times), and Michael Musto (Out.com) join co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel to explain who will win Tonys and why.

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30. 05. 2017

‘Sweat’ LYNN NOTTAGE, KATE WHORISKEY, JOHANNA DAY and MICHELLE WILSON

We focus on Sweat, Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning/TONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as they are devastated by  dehumanizing corporate decisions in 2000, following the enactment of NAFTA. Our guests include playwright Nottage,...

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27. 05. 2017

Revitalizing August Wilson’s JITNEY 

Awards this season for ‘Jitney’ WINNER: Outer Critics Circle – Best Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) WINNER: Drama League – Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play SPECIAL CITATION: New...

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