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


 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


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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23. 05. 2017

‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ & ‘Anastasia’

We focus on the TONY-nominated play A Doll’s House, Part 2 in a conversation with playwright Lucas Hnath along with its TONY-nominated lead actors Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper. The play picks up 15 years after the end of the...

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13. 05. 2017

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ MARC SHAIMAN, SCOTT WITTMAN, & JACK O’BRIEN

We welcome back two of our all-time favorite guests, composer/lyricist Marc Shaiman and lyricist Scott Wittman whose new show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has just opened on Broadway. Along with them we welcome their Tony-winning director Jack O’Brien, making...

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07. 05. 2017

‘Oslo’ & ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Creative Team • Pt. 2

   Our guests are Oslo playwright J.T. Rogers, director Bartlett Sher, and actors Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays (pictured, left to right) who portray real-life Norwegian diplomats Mona Juul and Terje Rød-Larsen. All the members of our panel are 2017 Tony...

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02. 05. 2017

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Creatives Pt. 1

Dear Evan Hansen’s composer/lyricists Justin Paul and Benj Pasek, along with librettist Steven Levenson (pictured, left to right), join Susan Haskins and guest co-host Jesse Green around Theater Talk’s grand piano to discuss and perform key songs from their blockbuster new show, now on...

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