Cheyenne Jackson, Stew, Jerry Herman Tribute and "Theater Talk" Featured on Playbill Radio July 1-7

News   Cheyenne Jackson, Stew, Jerry Herman Tribute and "Theater Talk" Featured on Playbill Radio July 1-7
 
For the July 4 week, Playbill Radio offers encore broadcasts of some of its most interesting guest interviews.
Cheyenne Jackson
Cheyenne Jackson

The schedule for July 1-8 follows.

Center Stage
July 1: Special guest is Cheyenne Jackson, once named the sexiest man on Broadway, was also one of the luckiest in the last year. He was called in to take over the male lead role in the Broadway musical Xanadu when it was in previews and when the advance buzz was poisonous. Jackson tells host Robert Viagas what it was like to ride the roller-coaster from the lows during previews to the highs when the rave reviews started coming in.

This week's "Center Stage" debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, July 2; 11 PM Wednesday, July 2; 2 PM Thursday, July 3; 11 AM Saturday, July 5; and 4 PM Sunday, July 6.

Edited versions of the "Center Stage" programs are available as podcasts.

Playbill Presents
July 2: Playbill Radio goes inside the rehearsal hall to talk with the creators and stars of the new Broadway musical Passing Strange, including its creator, Stew, who makes his Broadway debut as both composer and performer with this project. Listen for samples from the unusual original score. This week's "Playbill Presents" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, July 3; 11 PM Thursday, July 3; 2 PM Friday July 4; 4 PM Saturday, July 5; and 11 AM Sunday, July 6.

Edited versions of the "Playbill Presents" programs are available as podcasts.

Composer Spotlight
July 3: A tour through the illustrious career of five-time Tony Award winner Jerry Herman, composer of Hello, Dolly!; Mame; Dear World; La Cage aux Folles; and his early work Milk and Honey, whose cast album was just re-released on CD.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, July 4; 11 PM Friday, July 4; 8 PM Sunday, July 6; and 2 PM Monday, July 7.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
July 5: George Packer, writer for The New Yorker, discusses his play Betrayed, which focuses on the relationship between Iraqis and their American occupiers.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 11 PM Monday, July 7; and 2 PM Tuesday, July 8. This weekend's programming features Carolee Carmello at 11 AM Saturday, June 28 and 4 PM Sunday, June 29; Lin-Manuel Miranda at 4 PM Saturday, June 28 and 11 AM Sunday, June 29; Jeanine Tesori at 8 PM Sunday, June 29 and 2 PM Monday, June 30; and "Theater Talk" spotlights on Passing Strange and The 39 Steps at 7 PM Saturday, June 28, 11 PM Monday, June 30 and 2 PM Tuesday, July 1.

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