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NYC Critics to Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Week's THEATER TALKNYC Critics to Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Week's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In a fast-moving half-hour, journalists Jesse Green (theater critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out, LogoTV, The Village Voice) and Patrick Pacheco (ArtInfo.com, NY1 On Stage) look ahead to the Spring 2017 theater season with THEATER TALK co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, now celebrating the 25th anniversary of the popular TV talk show devoted to the stage. (more...)

Lonny Price and Abigail Pogrebin to Chat MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on THEATER TALK This WeekLonny Price and Abigail Pogrebin to Chat MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG on THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

This week THEATER TALK explores the touching drama behind the original 1981 Broadway production of the musical Merrily We Roll Along, and its swift closing after just two weeks, as told by two original cast members, Lonny Price and Abigail Pogrebin. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN Stars to Duet on THEATER TALK This WeekHOLIDAY INN Stars to Duet on THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

THEATER TALK gathers together three top critics to assess the New York theater season. THEATER TALK then celebrates the holidays by welcoming actors Bryce Pinkham and Lora Lee Gayer from the stage musical Holiday Inn, who sing Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas,' the best-selling song of all time. (more...)

Stars of Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE to Stop by THEATER TALK This WeekStars of Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE to Stop by THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

This week THEATER TALK welcomes three actors - Robert Morse, Lewis J. Stadlen, and Holland Taylor - from the dynamic 22-person cast of the Broadway revival of The Front Page, currently at the Broadhurst Theatre through January 29. (more...)

Stars of FALSETTOS and THIS DAY FORWARD to Visit THEATER TALK This WeekStars of FALSETTOS and THIS DAY FORWARD to Visit THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

This week THEATER TALK features creators and cast members of two new productions - Falsettos, a musical revival currently at the Walter Kerr Theatre through January 8 and This Day Forward, at THE VINEYARD through December 18. (more...)

Terrence McNally and More Set for Edward Albee Tribute on THEATER TALK This WeekTerrence McNally and More Set for Edward Albee Tribute on THEATER TALK This Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The latest episode of THEATER TALK, A Tribute to Edward Albee, draws on the reminiscences of those who knew the great writer at distinct periods of his life. (more...)

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on 'Theater Talk'VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on 'Theater Talk'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

November 25 - December 1 on Thirteen/WNET, WLIW/21, CUNY TV & NYCLife/25 Favorite guest Harvey Fierstein returns to THEATER TALK to bring co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins up to speed about HAIRSPRAY LIVE (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Chat THE COLOR PURPLE, DREAMGIRLS on THEATER TALKJennifer Holliday to Chat THE COLOR PURPLE, DREAMGIRLS on THEATER TALK
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday makes her first appearance on THEATER TALK in a revelatory conversation about the creation of her career-making Broadway role as 'Effie' in the now-legendary Michael Bennett's production of Dreamgirls (1981-83), as well as her more recent 'major acting class' - the month-long rehearsal period with director John Doyle as he prepared her to take over the role of 'Shug Avery' in the current Broadway revival of The Color Purple. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Profile Unorthodox Shows OH, HELLO and SHEAR MADNESS This FridayTHEATER TALK to Profile Unorthodox Shows OH, HELLO and SHEAR MADNESS This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

This week THEATER TALK profiles two theatrical successes with unorthodox roots - the first, Oh, Hello on Broadway with Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, started out as skits in clubs and on TV, became a play off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theater - and is now a full-scale big-stage production at the Lyceum on 45th Street. The second hit, Shear Madness, is a phenomenon that has played around the world for 37 years and arrived in New York just one year ago. (more...)

THEATRE TALK Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli, Jack Viertel, and THE RIDE this WeekTHEATRE TALK Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli, Jack Viertel, and THE RIDE this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

It's a THEATER TALK triple header three stories in one show. (more...)

SPAMILTON Company Set for Tonight's THEATER TALKSPAMILTON Company Set for Tonight's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini visits THEATER TALK to discuss his newest and perhaps most au courant theater parody Spamilton, the critically acclaimed 'skewering' - for which he is writer and director - of Hamilton, the biggest Broadway hit of our time. The cast of Spamilton, currently at The Triad Theatre, joins him and performs highlights of three numbers from the show. (more...)

SPAMILTON Company Set for This Week's THEATER TALKSPAMILTON Company Set for This Week's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini visits THEATER TALK to discuss his newest and perhaps most au courant theater parody Spamilton, the critically acclaimed 'skewering' - for which he is writer and director - of Hamilton, the biggest Broadway hit of our time. The cast of Spamilton, currently at The Triad Theatre, joins him and performs highlights of three numbers from the show. (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes Trio of Critics for 2016 Fall PreviewTHEATER TALK Welcomes Trio of Critics for 2016 Fall Preview
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Journalists Jesse Green (the theater critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out, The Advocate, Paper & LogoTV) and Patrick Pacheco (ArtInfo.com and the Los Angeles Times) are back once again with THEATER TALK co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins for a preview of the Fall 2016 theater season which, due to a heavy number of revivals, Riedel introduces as 'Broadway 1991.' (more...)

THEATER TALK to Host Fall Preview 2016 with Critics Pacheco, Musto & GreenTHEATER TALK to Host Fall Preview 2016 with Critics Pacheco, Musto & Green
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Journalists Jesse Green (the theater critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out, The Advocate, Paper & LogoTV) and Patrick Pacheco (ArtInfo.com and the Los Angeles Times) are back once again with THEATER TALK co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins for a preview of the Fall 2016 theater season which, due to a heavy number of revivals, Riedel introduces as 'Broadway 1991.' (more...)

THEATER TALK Airs Edward Albee Tribute TodayTHEATER TALK Airs Edward Albee Tribute Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

THEATER TALK pays tribute to playwright Edward Albee with a compilation episode that includes highlights from two of the playwright's interviews on the series, one from 2003, the other from 2007. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Air Edward Albee Tribute This FridayTHEATER TALK to Air Edward Albee Tribute This Friday
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

THEATER TALK pays tribute to playwright Edward Albee with a compilation episode that includes highlights from two of the playwright's interviews on the series, one from 2003, the other from 2007. (more...)

Critics Crisis: New York Post's Elisabeth Vincentelli Let Go After Deadline Dismisses Jeremy GerardCritics Crisis: New York Post's Elisabeth Vincentelli Let Go After Deadline Dismisses Jeremy Gerard
by Michael Dale - Jun 23, 2016

Vincentelli had been the NY Post's first-string drama critic since replacing the late Clive Barnes in 2009. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Air Tony Awards Wrap-Up This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Air Tony Awards Wrap-Up This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

An all-new THEATER TALK features its annual TONY Wrap-Up, with journalists Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out.com) and Patrick Pacheco (Los Angeles Times); an AndrewAndrew report from the TONY Red Carpet; and a discussion about Turn Me Loose: A Play About Comic Genius Dick Gregory, now Off-Broadway. (more...)

THEATER TALK Celebrates 2016 Tony Awards with Pair of Shows This WeekendTHEATER TALK Celebrates 2016 Tony Awards with Pair of Shows This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Two new editions of THEATER TALK bookend a TONY Award Weekend that also features a marathon of encore THEATER TALK programs dedicated to this season's TONY nominees. Celebrating the end of the successful 2015-16 theater season and the upcoming TONY Awards ceremony on June 12 are TONY Predictions with journalists Jesse Green (New York Magazine), Michael Musto (Out.com) and Patrick Pacheco (Los Angeles Times); and The Critics, Spring 2016 with Ben Brantley (The New York Times), Peter Marks (The Washington Post) and Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Post). (more...)

THEATER TALK to Welcome Gabriel Byrne, Robin Wagner & David Rockwell This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Welcome Gabriel Byrne, Robin Wagner & David Rockwell This Weekend
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

The newest edition of THEATER TALK presents an interview with actor Gabriel Byrne, TONY nominee for Best Actor in A Play for his powerful performance as the alcoholic James Tyrone in the Roundabout Theatre revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night at the American Airlines Theatre. Also we talk to famed scenic designers Robin Wagner (A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, 42nd Street, The Producers) and David Rockwell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray) - the former the winner of three TONY Awards, the latter nominated for his design of this season's Roundabout revival of She Loves Me. (more...)

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