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The Roundtable
11:29 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Adam James from "Don't Dress for Dinner"

Adam James and Ben Daniels in "Don't Dress for Dinner"
Joan Marcus, 2012

Adam James stars as Bernard in the John Tillinger directed farce, Don't Dress For Dinner (written by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon, produced by Roundabout Theatre Company) currently running at The American Airlines Theatre on West 42nd Street in New York City. Here we speak with Adam James about his stage career, some notable TV spots, and the tricks of successfully performing farce.

The Roundtable
11:28 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Monica Kapoor - Mom in "Mamma Mia!"

We speak with Monica Kapoor, company member in Broadway's Mamma Mia!, about balancing motherhood and 8 shows a week. Monica was recently featured in the Cafe Mom series, "On Broadway with Kids." 

The Roundtable
11:48 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Kecia Lewis-Evans - "Leap of Faith"

Leslie Odom Jr. and Kecia Lewis-Evans

Kecia Lewis-Evans plays Ida Mae Sturdevant in the Tony Nominated musical, Leap of Faith, now running at The St. James Theatre on W44th Street in New York City. Here with speak with her about the show, her previous roles, and how she thrives on rejection.

The Roundtable
12:42 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Marilyn Sokol - "Old Jews Telling Jokes"

Emmy and Obie Award winning actress, Marilyn Sokol, is one of five actors in Old Jews Telling Jokes facing the enjoyable task of paying homage to and reinventing jokes (and performing comic songs) off-Broadway at The Westside Theatre. The show, inspired by the website of the same name, created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent and directed by Marc Bruni, is in previews now and opens on May 20.

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The Roundtable
2:03 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Improv Nation

Denny Dillon and David Smilow join us - they are performing at Shadowland Theatre in Ellenville, NY on Saturday, 5/5.

The Roundtable
11:22 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga is a star of the stage (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song) as well a Disney Legend for her work in Aladdin and Mulan. She will perform at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on 5/5.

The Roundtable
11:07 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Tony nominee Cristin Milioti from "Once"

This week, Cristin Milioti was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Roll in a Musical for her work in Once. Once is based on the 2006 movie of the same name and features a book by award-winning Irish playwright and screenwriter, Enda Walsh, the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, and is directed by acclaimed Scottish director, John Tiffany.

The Roundtable
9:55 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Albany Civic Theater - "The Farnsworth Invention"

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as well as Golden Globe and Oscar winning writer for The Social Network is also the author of the play, The Farnsworth Invention, which details the invention of television. The Albany Civic Theatre is producing the play and we speak with director, Aaron Holbritter and by the actor playing the title character, Philo T. Farnsworth, Tom Templeton.

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The Roundtable
10:22 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Mike Birbiglia

Birbiglia in "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend"
Joan Marcus, copyright 2011

We welcome comedian, writer, and actor, Mike Birbiglia, to the show and speak with him about his two one-man shows (Sleepwalk with Me and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend); the development of his work, and the film adaptation of Sleepwalk with Me.

The Roundtable
2:27 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

24hr Berkshires/Capital Region Theatre Project

Kat Koppett (co-director of improve group Mopco, Mark Fleisher (Producing Artistic Director, Adirondack Theatre Festival), Leigh Strimbeck (WAM Theatre co-founder and Artistic Advisor) tell us about the second 24hr Berkshires/Capital Region Theatre Project.

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