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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