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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23. 03. 2020

Christopher Durang and Dana Ivey: “Sex and Longing”

“Sex and Longing” playwright Christopher Durang and the play’s co-star, actress Dana Ivey, discuss Durang’s popular new play (in 1996), as well as confront the play’s problems with the critics.

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28. 02. 2020

Christopher Walken, ‘A Behanding in Spokane’

A conversation with the brilliant actor Christopher Walken, starring on Broadway in Martin McDonagh’s “A Behanding in Spokane,” for which he received a Best Actor Tony nomination. Original tape date: April 30, 2010.

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18. 02. 2020

Actors Dawn Bradfield & Brian O’Byrne, plus Jac Venza on Theater Talk (5/28/99)

Tony-nominated actors Dawn Bradfield & Brian O’Byrne discuss appearing in Martin McDonagh’s play “Lonesome West.” Next up, TV-producer Jac Venza discusses producing part of the 1999 Tony Awards.

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04. 08. 2019
2003-2004

2003-2004

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