03. 04. 2020

The late Adam Schlesinger with David Javerbaum sperform “Screw Loose” from CRY-BABY

Emmy-winning writer and lyricist David Javerbaum (of “The Daily Show”) and Adam Schlesinger perform “Screw Loose'” from CRY-BABY, the musical, which he wrote with Adam Schlesinger, based on the Jon Water’s movie. Adam...

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27. 12. 2019

Remembering Jerry Herman

Theater Talk spotlights the creators of the new original musical “Kid Victory,” currently at the Vineyard Theatre, which tells the unconventional story of a teenage boy’s frightening disappearance, his horrific ordeal during his...

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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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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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