13. 10. 2020

Edward Albee on George Grizzard

The master playwright discusses his new production “Peter and Jerry” at Second Stage, as well as his early years as a playwright. He also pays tribute to actor George Grizzard who played Nick...

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08. 10. 2020

Charles Busch, Doug Hughes and Theresa Rebeck

Director Doug Hughes and writer Theresa Rebeck discuss their production of Rebeck’s new play, “Mauritius”. Also, writer/performer Charles Busch discusses the revival -in which he stars – of his classic “Die, Mommie, Die!”...

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04. 10. 2020

Remembering Betty Comden

A tribute to the Broadway legend with Tony-nominated lyricist and friend of Betty Comden, SUSAN BIRKENHEAD. The show features highlights from Comden’s interviews on THEATER TALK in 1993, 1994 and 1997 (with Adolph...

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04. 10. 2020

2007 Tony Wrap-up and Douglas Carter Beane on “Xanadu”

Jesse Green, Michael Musto and Patrick Pacheco join Riedel & Haskins to wrap up the 2007 Tony awards. Next up, writer Douglas Carter Beane discusses his libretto for the Broadway version of “Xanadu.”

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24. 04. 2020

Musical book writers PETER STONE and JOHN WEIDMAN

Librettists Peter Stone (1776, THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES) and John Weidman (BIG, PACIFIC OVERTURES) discuss the art of writing librettos for musicals.. Tape Date: 1997-01-01

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03. 04. 2020

Theater Talk George Wendt of Hairspray; David Javerbaum Adam Schlesinger, Cry Baby

Original tape date: May 17, 2008. George Wendt is the new mom in town playing Edna in “Hairspray;” plus David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger, the Tony-nominated songwriting team of “Cry-Baby: The Musical.”

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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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28. 03. 2020

Playwright PATRICK MARBER, plus actors LEA DeLARIA & JULIE HALSTON (4/21/1999)

In a then-exclusive New York TV interview, British playwright, Patrick Marber, describes his provocative new work, CLOSER, starring Natasha Richardson, a play where the characters, “all meet, fall in love, fall out of...

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24. 03. 2020

In Tribute: TERRENCE McNALLY (1938-2020), “Mothers and Sons” w/TYNE DALY

First aired: April 12, 2014. The late Terrence McNally and actor Tyne Daly discuss McNally’s Broadway play “Mothers and Sons” in 2014. McNally died from Coronavirus on March 24, 2020. “Mothers and Sons”...

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24. 03. 2020

Composer MARY RODGERS, plus a Victor/Victoria “Broadway Update” on THEATER TALK

The late composer/writer Mary Rodgers (1931-2014) discusses the 1996 revival of her classic show “Once Upon a Mattress,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker (then 22) on Broadway. She also candidly reminisces about her father,...

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