Ben Vereen Guests on "Theater Talk," Jan. 25

News   Ben Vereen Guests on "Theater Talk," Jan. 25 Ben Vereen will be a guest on the Jan. 25 edition of PBS' popular "Theatre Talk," joining hosts Michael Riedel, of the New York Post, and Susan Haskins.

Ben Vereen will be a guest on the Jan. 25 edition of PBS' popular "Theatre Talk," joining hosts Michael Riedel, of the New York Post, and Susan Haskins.

Vereen, currently starring in Broadway's Fosse, will discuss working with choreographer and director Bob Fosse on Pippin in 1972, as well as the 1992 accident which almost crippled Vereen for life.

Also appeared on the show will be Newsday columnist Patrick Pacheco and Playbill On-Line editor Robert Simonson, who will take a look at the upcoming spring theatre season. Among the shows considered are The Producers, Follies, The Invention of Love and Bells Are Ringing.

The show airs Jan. 25 at midnight on Channel 13 in New York City. It will also air on Boston’s WGBH and on Cablevision’s Metro Arts Thirteen (check local listings for schedule).

"Theatre Talk" is now in its fifth season. This year, the program will be seen on Thirteen/WNET, WGBH/Boston (PBS affiliate), CCIT in Hartford, and as part of MetroArts/Thirteen on Cablevision’s Metro channels. For additional information on Theater Talk, visit their Website at www.theatertalk.playbill.com .