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11
Apr
12

On VENUS IN FUR and CARRIE

Carrie

Molly Ranson in a scene from MCC Theater's Carrie
(photo © Joan Marcus)

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06
Apr
12

Our interview with the producers of SMASH is now online.

Michael Riedel with Anjelica Huston in Smash

Michael Riedel with Anjelica Huston in Smash
(photo by Will Hart/NBC)

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05
Apr
12

VENUS IN FUR and CARRIE

Carrie

Molly Ranson in a scene from MCC Theater's Carrie
(photo © Joan Marcus)

on Thirteen:
Fri., April 6th
 at 1:30 AM

on CUNY TV:
Sat., April 7th 
at 8:30 PM
Sun., April 8th at 12:30 PM and
Mon., April 9th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Actors Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancydiscuss their roles in David Ives’ play Venus in Fur. They talk about working with director Walter Bobbie to stage this drama, which was inspired by the 19th-century novel, Venus in Furs, by Leopold von Sacher-Mason.

Also, a conversation with composer Michael Goreand librettist Lawrence D. Cohen, creators of the notorious musical Carrie, another show based on a classic novel, in this case by Stephen King. Joining them is 3-time-Tony nominee Marin Mazzie, star of the current Off-Broadway revival of the show.

05
Apr
12

TAYMOR v. BONO: The Spider-Man Case, plus Remembering Theodore Mann

 

Patrick Healy

Entertainment reporter Patrick Healy of The New York Times

on Thirteen:
Fri., April 13th 
at 1:00 AM

on CUNY TV:
Sat., April 14th 
at 8:30 PM
Sun., April 15th at 12:30 PM and
Mon., April 16th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Reporter Patrick Healy of The New York Times drops by to discuss the contentious lawsuit between the producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and the musical’s ousted director, Julie Taymor. Healy also helps us to kick off Theater Talk‘s coverage of the 2012 Tony competition by comparing the new musicals Newsies and Once and speculating as to which one, if either of them, the Tony voters will pick as the Best Musical in June.

We then pay tribute to the late producer Theodore Mann with highlights from our 2010 interview with the Off-Broadway pioneer and founder of the Circle in the Square Theatre.

27
Mar
12

The Producers of SMASH

Michael Riedel with Anjelica Huston in Smash

Michael Riedel with Anjelica Huston in Smash
(photo by Will Hart/NBC)

on Thirteen:
Fri., March 30th at 1:00 AM

on CUNY TV:
Sat., March 31st 
at 8:30 PM
Sun., April 1st at 12:30 PM and
Mon., April 2nd at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan discuss their careers bringing musical theater to film and television, most notably, their innovative new NBC TV series Smash, the show about the making of a Broadway musical. As it happens,Theater Talk co-host Michael Riedel is appearing as a “mean-spirited” Broadway columnist on the otherwise fictitious program in April.

27
Mar
12

VENUS IN FUR: Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy

Venus in Fur

Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in Venus in Fur
(photo © 2011 Joan Marcus)


on Thirteen:
Fri., April 6th at 1:30 AM

on CUNY TV:
Sat., April 7th 
at 8:30 PM
Sun., April 8th at 12:30 PM and
Mon., April 9th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Actors Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy come by to discuss their roles in David Ives’ provocative play Venus in Fur. Nina won the prestigious Clarence Derwent Award, among others, for her performance in the original 2010 Classic Stage Company production. Now, she is repeating this role at the Lyceum Theatre, again directed by Walter Bobbie, with Dancy as her leading man. The pair talk about how they worked together to recreate the impact of this drama on Broadway, which was inspired in part by the 19th-century novella by Leopold von Sacher-Mason, called Venus in Furs.

27
Mar
12

Our interview with SIR TIM RICE is now online.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice circa 1970

Tim Rice with Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1970
(Photo courtesy of Getty Images/Hulton Archives)

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