Critic Clive Barnes and lyricist Fred Ebb will talk about the late Gwen Verdon on the Nov. 2 edition of "Theater Talk." Ebb co-wrote Chicago, in which Verdon starred. Barnes was critic for the New York Times during the latter part of Verdon's stage career.
They join "Theatre Talk" hosts Michael Riedel, theatre columnist and reporter of The New York Post, and Susan Haskins.
Also appearing on the program will be Time Out New York theatre editor Jason Zinoman and Playbill On-Line editor Robert Simonson, who will analyze the recently opened Broadway musical, The Full Monty.
The show airs Nov. 2 at midnight on Channel 13 in New York City. The program will also air Nov. 10 on WGBH/BOSTON and November 14 on CCIT in Hartford (Check local listings).
"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 .