05. 06. 2016

‘Shuffle Along’

Original tape date: May 13, 2016. First aired: May 28, 2016. Director/Librettist George C. Wolfe talks about creating the new musical Shuffle Along, or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and...

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27. 05. 2016

GABRIEL BYRNE from Long Day’s Journey Into Night plus Scenic Designers DAVID ROCKWELL and ROBIN WAGNER

We welcome Tony-Award nominated actor Gabriel Byrne from the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night. Byrne talks about the inspiration for his character, O’Neill’s father, James, once one...

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19. 05. 2016

Tony-Nominated Actor JEFF DANIELS on Blackbird

Original tape date: April 15, 2016. First aired: May 21, 2016. Theater Talk presents a not-to-be-missed conversation with actor Jeff Daniels, now nominated for a Best Lead Actor in a Play TONY for...

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06. 05. 2016

Arthur Miller’s ‘THE CRUCIBLE’ 

Original tape date: March 25, 2016. First aired: May 14, 2016. We focus on the new Broadway production of “Arthur Miller’s The Crucible” (nominated for a Best Revival of a Play TONY Award)....

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29. 04. 2016


Playwright Stephen Karam, and actors Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell and Cassie Beck discuss Karam’s new play The Humans, now on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre.  The drama, a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist, focuses on...

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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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