Butley Playwright Simon Gray to Be Interviewed on "Theater Talk"

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Playwright Simon Gray — who penned Butley, the revival that recently opened on Broadway starring Nathan Lane — will appear on PBS' "Theater Talk," Oct. 28 at 12:30 AM (ET). Check local listings.

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London-based scribe Gray has penned 25 works for the stage including Otherwise Engaged, Close of Play, The Rear Column, Quartermaine’s Terms, and the recent The Old Masters.

Nicholas Martin — who directed Lane in the 2003 Huntington Theatre Company run of the work — reteams with the star for the Broadway run, which began previews Oct. 5 and opened at the Booth Theatre Oct. 25 for a run slated through Jan. 14, 2007.

Dana Ivey, Pamela Gray, Roderick Hill, Julian Ovenden, Darren Pettie and Jessica Stone also star in the production, which follows the title character who smokes and drinks his way through a day when he loses both his wife and his lover.

Butley performs at the Booth Theatre, located at 222 West 45th Street. For more information visit butleyonbroadway.com.

"Theater Talk" is hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. The half-hour show airs late Friday nights after midnight on WNET/Thirteen. Check local listings for repeat air times. For more information, visit www.theatertalk.org.

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