Patricia Clarkson ("Six Feet Under") will also host a look at the new Tony-nominated Richard Greenberg work. The one-hour episode titled "The Body Politic" will air on the PBS flagship WNET June 4 at 10 PM (ET). Check your local listings.
ITL's "The Body Politic" will explore various topics focusing on drug advertising, elderly care, a documentary about South African gay rights activists and a feature on the Broadway play Take Me Out. Clarkson, seen recently in "Six Feet Under" and "Far From Heaven," has appeared in other Greenberg plays including Eastern Standard (Broadway), The Author's Voice, The Maderati and Vanishing Act.
Hairspray's Harvey Fierstein, an ITL regular, offers a tally of the LGBT movement's progress in the past year in his segment titled "Out Takes."
"In The Life" is produced by In the Life Media, Inc., presented by Thirteen/WNET and is distributed by American Public Television.
For more information on the show, visit www.inthelifetv.org.