CUNY TV's Theater Talk

by Theater Talk Productions and CUNY TV

CUNY TV's Theater Talk
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 384
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Theater Talk focuses on the exciting world of the New York stage. Hosted by series producer Susan Haskins and a revolving team of co-hosts including Jesse Green of The New York Times, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New Yorker, Adam Feldman of Time Out New York, Donna Hanover of Arts in The City, Michael Musto of NewNowNext.com, Jan Simpson of Broadway and Me and Jason Zinoman of The New York Times, the series (produced at CUNY TV and airing across the country on stations in over 60 urban markets) features interviews with the most interesting artists working in the theater, plus provocative "round tables" with the theater world's most influential critics and reporters discussing what's going on and worth seeing on Broadway, Off Broadway and beyond.

Episodes (384)

  • “Jerry Springer – The Opera” and “The Amateurs”
    “Jerry Springer – The Opera” and “The Amateurs”
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 26:45
    Writer/composer Richard Thomas and actors Terrence Mann & Will Swenson from Thomas’ controversial work "Jerry Springer -The Opera"; then "The Amateurs"playwright Jordan Harrison, director Oliver Butler and actor Michael Cyril Creighton.
    Writer/composer Richard Thomas and actors Terrence Mann & Will Swenson from Thomas’ controversial work "Jerry Springer -The Opera"; then "The Amateurs"playwright Jordan Harrison, director Oliver Butler and actor Michael Cyril Creighton.

  • John Lithgow - Stories By Heart
    John Lithgow - Stories By Heart
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:45
    Master actor John Lithgow discusses his one-man show Stories by Heart, which he developed over 10 years touring the country and now on Broadway. The play is dedicated to his father, who was also an actor/director.
    Master actor John Lithgow discusses his one-man show Stories by Heart, which he developed over 10 years touring the country and now on Broadway. The play is dedicated to his father, who was also an actor/director.

  • “Hello, Dolly!” and Off-Broadway Spring Preview
    “Hello, Dolly!” and Off-Broadway Spring Preview
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:45
    “Hello, Dolly!” actors Kate Baldwin, Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel & Broadway newcomer Charlie Stemp; plus Adam Feldman, Michael Musto, Patrick Pacheco & Elisabeth Vincentelli discuss highly-anticipated off-Broadway shows with Jesse Green &... Read more →
    “Hello, Dolly!” actors Kate Baldwin, Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel & Broadway newcomer Charlie Stemp; plus Adam Feldman, Michael Musto, Patrick Pacheco & Elisabeth Vincentelli discuss highly-anticipated off-Broadway shows with Jesse Green &... Read more →

  • Broadway Spring 2018 Season Preview
    Broadway Spring 2018 Season Preview
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:45
    Adam Feldman, Michael Musto, Elisabeth Vincentelli and Patrick Pacheco plus co-hosts Jesse Green and Susan Haskins discuss the upcoming spring season on Broadway, including "Harry Potter..." “Angels in America” “Mean Girls" "Carousel" and "... Read more →
    Adam Feldman, Michael Musto, Elisabeth Vincentelli and Patrick Pacheco plus co-hosts Jesse Green and Susan Haskins discuss the upcoming spring season on Broadway, including "Harry Potter..." “Angels in America” “Mean Girls" "Carousel" and "... Read more →

  • The New Stars of "Hamilton"
    The New Stars of "Hamilton"
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 26:45
    Actors Daniel Breaker, Bryan Terrell Clark, and Mandy Gonzalez, now appearing in Broadway’s biggest hit musical "Hamilton" talk with co-hosts Julie Halston and Susan Haskins.
    Actors Daniel Breaker, Bryan Terrell Clark, and Mandy Gonzalez, now appearing in Broadway’s biggest hit musical "Hamilton" talk with co-hosts Julie Halston and Susan Haskins.

  • "Farinelli and the King"; plus Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt
    "Farinelli and the King"; plus Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 26:46
    Tony-winning actor Mark Rylance & playwright Claire van Kampen discuss her new play in which he stars, Farinelli and the King, with co-hosts Warren Leight & Susan Haskins. Also, Michael Musto interviews songwriting team of Tom Jones & Harv... Read more →
    Tony-winning actor Mark Rylance & playwright Claire van Kampen discuss her new play in which he stars, Farinelli and the King, with co-hosts Warren Leight & Susan Haskins. Also, Michael Musto interviews songwriting team of Tom Jones & Harv... Read more →

  • Critics Panel (Winter 2018)
    Critics Panel (Winter 2018)
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    Published: 2 Jan 2018 Duration: 26:45
    Theater critics Joe Dziemianowicz (NY Daily News), Adam Feldman (Time Out New York) and Elisabeth Vincentelli (3 on The Aisle) review new shows of the 2017 fall season with co-hosts Jesse Green (The New York Times) and producer Susan Haskin... Read more →
    Theater critics Joe Dziemianowicz (NY Daily News), Adam Feldman (Time Out New York) and Elisabeth Vincentelli (3 on The Aisle) review new shows of the 2017 fall season with co-hosts Jesse Green (The New York Times) and producer Susan Haskin... Read more →

  • Amy Schumer of "Meteor Shower"; plus Agosto Machado
    Amy Schumer of "Meteor Shower"; plus Agosto Machado
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Actress/writer/comic Amy Schumer discusses starring in Steve Martin's “Meteor Shower” on Broadway, with New York Times critic Jason Zinoman and Susan Haskins. Also, LGBTQ performer/activist, the legendary Agosto Machado talks with Michael M... Read more →
    Actress/writer/comic Amy Schumer discusses starring in Steve Martin's “Meteor Shower” on Broadway, with New York Times critic Jason Zinoman and Susan Haskins. Also, LGBTQ performer/activist, the legendary Agosto Machado talks with Michael M... Read more →

  • “The Band’s Visit” Creatives
    “The Band’s Visit” Creatives
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 26:45
    “The Band's Visit” songwriter David Yazbek and book writer Itamar Moses discuss their collaboration on the celebrated new musical based on a popular 2007 Israeli film about an Egyptian police band stranded in a small town in the Negev Dese... Read more →
    “The Band's Visit” songwriter David Yazbek and book writer Itamar Moses discuss their collaboration on the celebrated new musical based on a popular 2007 Israeli film about an Egyptian police band stranded in a small town in the Negev Dese... Read more →

  • "Junk" and "20th Century Blues"
    "Junk" and "20th Century Blues"
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    Published: 4 Dec 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Pulitzer-winner Ayad Akhtar and director Doug Hughes discuss "Junk," their new LCT play about the world of high finance & eclipsed morality. Plus, "20th Century Blues" playwright Susan Miller & actresses Polly Draper & Kathryn Grody. Jan Si... Read more →
    Pulitzer-winner Ayad Akhtar and director Doug Hughes discuss "Junk," their new LCT play about the world of high finance & eclipsed morality. Plus, "20th Century Blues" playwright Susan Miller & actresses Polly Draper & Kathryn Grody. Jan Si... Read more →

  • Taymor & Hwang on "The Lion King" and "M. Butterfly"
    Taymor & Hwang on "The Lion King" and "M. Butterfly"
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    Published: 21 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Director Julie Taymor discusses the 20th anniversary of her musical masterpiece THE LION KING. Jelani Remy performs "Endless Night." Then, playwright David Henry Hwang joins Taymor to discuss their Bway revival of his Tony Award-winning pla... Read more →
    Director Julie Taymor discusses the 20th anniversary of her musical masterpiece THE LION KING. Jelani Remy performs "Endless Night." Then, playwright David Henry Hwang joins Taymor to discuss their Bway revival of his Tony Award-winning pla... Read more →

  • Stephen Adly Guirgis on “Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train”
    Stephen Adly Guirgis on “Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train”
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Signature Theatre Playwright-in-Residence Stephen Adly Guirgis discusses the “Jesus Hopped the 'A’ Train” revival, and creating the initial LAByrinth Theater production of the play in 2000 directed by friend/mentor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    Signature Theatre Playwright-in-Residence Stephen Adly Guirgis discusses the “Jesus Hopped the 'A’ Train” revival, and creating the initial LAByrinth Theater production of the play in 2000 directed by friend/mentor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

  • "Tiny Beautiful Things"/ Noël Coward's "Salute to the Brave"
    "Tiny Beautiful Things"/ Noël Coward's "Salute to the Brave"
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman adapted Cheryl Strayed's bestselling book “Tiny Beautiful Things." TACT's Scott Alan Evans, Geoffrey Johnson & Kristine Nielsen discuss Noël Coward's play "Salute to the Brave." Warren Leight & Donna Hanover g... Read more →
    Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman adapted Cheryl Strayed's bestselling book “Tiny Beautiful Things." TACT's Scott Alan Evans, Geoffrey Johnson & Kristine Nielsen discuss Noël Coward's play "Salute to the Brave." Warren Leight & Donna Hanover g... Read more →

  • "Torch Song" Trio
    "Torch Song" Trio
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 26:45
    "Torch Song" playwright Harvey Fierstein, director Moisés Kaufman and actor Michael Urie discuss Second Stage Theater's revival of Fierstein's 1988 groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Musto.
    "Torch Song" playwright Harvey Fierstein, director Moisés Kaufman and actor Michael Urie discuss Second Stage Theater's revival of Fierstein's 1988 groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Musto.

  • Halloween Gala
    Halloween Gala
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    Published: 23 Oct 2017 Duration: 26:46
    Susan Haskins & Michael Musto chat with cabaret faves Murray Hill, Bridget Everett & producer Daniel Nardicio. Then, creators Clay McLeod Chapman (The Pumpkin Pie Show) and Timothy Haskell (This Is Real) talk horror theater with Haskins & J... Read more →
    Susan Haskins & Michael Musto chat with cabaret faves Murray Hill, Bridget Everett & producer Daniel Nardicio. Then, creators Clay McLeod Chapman (The Pumpkin Pie Show) and Timothy Haskell (This Is Real) talk horror theater with Haskins & J... Read more →

  • “KPOP” and Fall Season Preview Pt. 2
    “KPOP” and Fall Season Preview Pt. 2
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 26:45
    New immersive musical “KPOP” with co-conceiver/librettist Jason Kim, director Teddy Bergman of Woodshed Collective, and Ars Nova Artistic Director Jason Eagan; then Musto, Pacheco, Vincentelli & Jesse Green discuss more Broadway & off-Broa... Read more →
    New immersive musical “KPOP” with co-conceiver/librettist Jason Kim, director Teddy Bergman of Woodshed Collective, and Ars Nova Artistic Director Jason Eagan; then Musto, Pacheco, Vincentelli & Jesse Green discuss more Broadway & off-Broa... Read more →

  • Season Preview
    Season Preview
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    Published: 10 Oct 2017 Duration: 26:45
    This episode is dedicated to the firs part of Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC). We have interviews with Alex Anwandter, Los Rakas, Gepe and Rawayana.
    This episode is dedicated to the firs part of Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC). We have interviews with Alex Anwandter, Los Rakas, Gepe and Rawayana.

  • Creating "Dear Evan Hansen"
    Creating "Dear Evan Hansen"
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    Published: 27 Aug 2017 Duration: 26:45
    The creative team of the 2017 Tony Award-winning Best Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, composer/lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and librettist Steven Levenson discuss their collaboration process; plus song performances from DEAR EVAN HANSEN and... Read more →
    The creative team of the 2017 Tony Award-winning Best Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, composer/lyricists Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and librettist Steven Levenson discuss their collaboration process; plus song performances from DEAR EVAN HANSEN and... Read more →

  • Caricaturist Ken Fallin, plus Remembering Al Hirschfeld
    Caricaturist Ken Fallin, plus Remembering Al Hirschfeld
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    Published: 23 Jul 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Theater Talk welcomes artist Ken Fallin and presents an on-air exhibition of his popular drawings of show business luminaries. Plus highlights of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld interviewed by Art Spiegelman in 2001.
    Theater Talk welcomes artist Ken Fallin and presents an on-air exhibition of his popular drawings of show business luminaries. Plus highlights of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld interviewed by Art Spiegelman in 2001.

  • Spring Season 2017 Critics, Part 2; actor/author Joel Grey
    Spring Season 2017 Critics, Part 2; actor/author Joel Grey
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    Published: 25 Jun 2017 Duration: 26:45
    Critics Peter Marks, Terry Teachout, Elisabeth Vincentelli & Linda Winer return to review more spring Broadway productions. Veteran Broadway star Joel Grey discusses his new book, "Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir." Bonus, Michael Musto Roast... Read more →
    Critics Peter Marks, Terry Teachout, Elisabeth Vincentelli & Linda Winer return to review more spring Broadway productions. Veteran Broadway star Joel Grey discusses his new book, "Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir." Bonus, Michael Musto Roast... Read more →