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Theater Talk Previous Broadcasts

Writers Elice and Brickman On Jersey Boys (Episode #124)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Hit musical Jersey Boys' librettists Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

Spring Season Preview 2013 (Episode #615)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Jesse Green, of New York Magazine, Michael Musto, of The Village Voice, and Patrick Pacheco of the LA Times discuss the shows they most look forward to, both on and Off-Broadway.

The Heritage of Broadway (Episode #614)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

We look at the history of Broadway and the world of the theater from two different perspectives. First, producer Michael Kantor, discusses his new PBS documentary Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, which examines how Jewish culture and liturgical music helped in the creation of the modern Broadway musical. Also on the program, writer Robert Simonson, and actor Nick Wyman, President of Actors' Equity Association, look back at the first 100 years of the influential performers' union and how it strives to help, not only the situation of individual performers, but also the quality of live theater throughout the country.

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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