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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Andrew Rannells

Andrew Rannells in The Book of Mormon

Andrew Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in the Tony Award winning musical, The Book of Mormon. He left the show recently, after more than a year on Broadway, and will appear on the NBC comedy, The New Normal, which premieres in September, and in the second season of Girls when it returns to HBO. The first season's finale aired on June 17th.

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New York News
12:45 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Claudia Catania - Producer and Host of WAMC's "Playing on Air"

On Friday, June 22, at 1 p.m., WAMC will debut Playing on Air – a new program featuring short plays by America's greatest playwrights, performed by America's greatest actors. It will air each fourth Friday the month at 1 p.m.

Each one hour episode will feature two or three short plays. Playing on Air is produced and hosted by Columbia County resident Claudia Catania. She spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Stephanie J. Block - "Anything Goes"

Stephanie J. Block in Anything Goes

Stephanie J. Block plays Reno Sweeney in the Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes currently running on Broadway. The show is produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company and will close on August 5th.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Oliver Chris - "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Oliver Chris and Jemima Rooper in One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors is a rollicking farce by Richard Bean – based on the classic, Servant of Two Masters. The show currently running on Broadway was first produced in London and has earned enthusiastic reviews and hearty audience applause and guffaws on both sides of the pond. Here, we speak with charming actor, Oliver Chris. He plays Stanley Stubbers – one of the guvnors.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Weston Playhouse - Season Preview

Artwork for Weston's Mainstage Shows

Steve Stettler, a Producing Director at Weston Playhouse, joins us with a preview of this season's theatrical offerings.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Barrington Stage Company - "Fiddler on the Roof"

Fiddler on the Roof runs on the BSC Mainstage in Pittsfield, MA through July 14th. Director/Choreographer Gary John La Rosa; Music Director Darren R. Cohen; and actors Brad Oscar, Joanna Glushak, Rebecca Kuznick, Stephanie Lynn Mason, Dawn Rother, and Colin Israel join us at The Linda for a preview of the production.

The Roundtable
10:15 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Bruce Dow - "Jesus Christ Superstar"

Bruce Dow plays King Herod in the multi-award nominated revival of Jesus Christ Superstar currently running on Broadway. Here, we speak with him about that role, what he likes about working at Stratford Shakespeare Festival (where this production of Superstar began), and more!

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Berkshire Playwright's Lab Gala - Jay Thomas

The Berkshire Playwright's Lab 5th Season multi-media Gala Celebration
will take place on June 9th at 7:30pm at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington. We welcome Jay Thomas back to the show to talk about his work with BPL and more.

The Roundtable
11:33 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Conor Lovett - "Title and Deed"

Conor Lovett in "Title and Deed"
Joan Marcus AP

Will Eno's new one-man play, Title and Deed is running at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre in New York City through June 17th. The show is produced by Signature Theatre in association with Gare St Lazare Players Ireland. It is directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett and features Conor Lovett. Here, we speak with Conor Lovett about the show, Gare St. Lazare, his training, and more.

The Roundtable
1:41 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival - 2012 Season Preview

The Williamstown Theatre Festival’s 2012 performing season will run from June 26th to August 19th and here are some of the names attached: Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, David Hyde Pierce, Jessica Stone, David Byrne, Blythe Danner and Bob Balaban – just to name a few. The festival’s Artistic Director, Jenny Gersten, joins us this morning with a full preview of her second season at the helm.

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