Theater Talk Taping Live at Lincoln Center for Tony Week Broadcast

On March 19, 2019 by Theater Talk Web


Theater Talk RETURNS
One Night Only
Tuesday, May 7 at 6 PM

Co-hosts Susan Haskins, Jesse Green and Jason Zinoman welcome Ben Brantley, Adam Feldman, Michael Musto, Jan Simpson, and Elisabeth Vincentelli to evaluate the 2018-2019 theater season and predict the winners of the Tonys at a taping before a live audience.

The Emmy Award-winning series will reunite its team of prominent theater journalists to review and celebrate the 2018-2019 theater season on May 7, 2019 at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Produced in collaboration with The Library for the Performing Arts’ Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT), the event will be taped for broadcast as a one-hour special on New York City’s PBS stations THIRTEEN/WNET the week before the Tony Awards. The episode of Theater Talk will also be syndicated nationally by Executive Program Services. (Check your local listings and watch this space.)

On the program, which will be recorded at the Library’s Bruno Walter Auditorium just days after the Tony nominees are announced on the same stage, Executive Producer Susan Haskins and her co-host Jesse Green, Co-Chief Theater Critic of The New York Times, will be joined by Ben Brantley, also Co-Chief Theater Critic of The New York Times; Jan Simpson, Theater Correspondent for; and Jason Zinoman, Comedy and Theater Critic for The New York Times, to review the past season.

Also on the program, Theater Talk’s experts will predict the TONYs for the 27th season, with Adam Feldman, Theater and Dance Editor for Time Out New York; Michael Musto, the Weekly Columnist for; and Elisabeth Vincentelli, Co-Host of Three on the Aisle and Theater Critic for both The New York Times and The New Yorker joining Haskins and Green to explain who will win the coveted awards this year and why.

The program will also feature Musical Director Tyrik Washington at the Steinway Grand.

The May 7 taping of the Theater Talk special is free and open to the public. Tickets can be reserved here at (Please note that our audience may be on camera, and your signed ticket will also constitute a release that you agree to that.)

This event is made possible in part by
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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