20. 11. 2020

Eric Bentley on Bertolt Brecht; Fringe Festival Highlights

#211 Eric Bentley BRECHT 5-7-97 A conversation with the eminent critic, playwright and translator ERIC BENTLEY from 1997 on the life of – and his work with – the legendary Bertolt Brecht and...

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20. 11. 2020

John Simon, Linda Winer Remembering Harold Pinter

Veteran drama critics John Simon and Linda Winer discuss the impact of playwright Harold Pinter (1930-2008) whose plays Betrayal and No Man’s Land are being revived this season on Broadway. #223 Season 96-97...

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20. 11. 2020

Betty Comden & Adolph Green

Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songwriting/playwright team (“On the Town,” “Wonderful Town,” etc.) Tape Dates: #112 January 29, 1997 Copied: November 25, 2006

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20. 11. 2020

Kander & Ebb on “Chicago,” ENCORE, plus Mike Kuchwara & Jon Foreman

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20. 11. 2020

Tony Awards wrap up with critics Howard Kissel, Donald Lyons

Original tape date: June 3, 1996. Co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel (The New York Daily News), and drama critics Howard Kissel (The New York Daily News) and Donald Lyons (The Wall Street...

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16. 11. 2020

The Great BARBARA COOK, PLUS Behind the Scenes at the 1997 Tony Awards

An interview with legendary Broadway leading lady and singer Barbara Cook. Then “Behind The Scenes at The 1997 Tonys,” our coverage from the awards ceremony in one of its most festive years.

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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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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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03. 08. 2019

In Memoriam: Neil Simon

A THEATER TALK interview from 1997 with playwright Neil Simon

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