theater

The Roundtable
9:10 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Barrington Stage Company - Artistic Director, Julianne Boyd

Barrington Stage Company's Artistic Director - our host of the morning - joins us in our first segment to talk about this season at BSC.

The Roundtable
11:30 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"The Puppetmaster of Lodz" - Berkshire Theatre Group

We welcome Joby Earle, Julia Gibson, and Jesse Hinson from the Berkshire Theatre Group's production of The Puppetmaster of Lodz to the studio. The show runs in BTG's Unicorn Theatre through July 7th.

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"The Fortress of Solitude" at Powerhouse

The first Martel Musical of New York York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Theatre's 28th Season is The Fortress of Solitude - the play is based on Jonathan Lethem's best-selling novel of the same name.  The show is conceived of and directed by Daniel Aukin, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and book by Itamar Moses. We speak with this creative trio of theatre super-men about developing the show.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"Abigail/1702" playwright, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College present Powerhouse's production of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play, Abigail/1702, directed by David Esbjornson and starring Chloë Sevigny, Patrick Heusinger, Laila Robins, Paxton Whitehead, and Millbrook, NY 4th grader Lucas Pfeifer. The show runs through July 8. 

 

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Hello 12, Hello 13, Hello Berkshire Theatre Group's Production of "A Chorus Line"

The Berkshire Theatre Group presents the Pulitzer Prize winning musical, A Chorus Line this summer at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. The show will have previews July 2–6, open July 7, and run through July 21.

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.

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