"At Work and Play: Lead Actors 2009," will include award-winning actors Jane Alexander (Chasing Manet), Bill Irwin (Waiting for Godot), Angela Lansbury (Blithe Spirit), Cynthia Nixon (Distracted) and Geoffrey Rush (Exit the King), who will discuss how they select the roles they perform. The program also promises candid conversations about their relationship to the audiences, collaborations with the playwright, director and their fellow cast members. The latest episode celebrates the 30th anniversary of the "Working in the Theater" series.
The American Theatre Wing's "At Work and Play: Lead Actors 2009" will air May 10 at 5 PM with additional airings on May 15, 16 and 17 on CUNY TV. On May 13, the program will be available for download by visiting AmericanTheatreWing.