Jake Wilson, Gypsy Recording, Maury Yeston Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio Aug. 26-Sept. 2

News   Jake Wilson, Gypsy Recording, Maury Yeston Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio Aug. 26-Sept. 2 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
CD cover for the new Broadway cast recording of Gypsy.
CD cover for the new Broadway cast recording of Gypsy.

The schedule for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 2 follows.

Center Stage
Aug. 26: Special guest is Jake Wilson, creator and star of the web musical series The Battery's Down.

This week's "Center Stage" debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Aug. 27; 11 PM Wednesday, Aug. 27; 2 PM Thursday, Aug. 28; 11 AM Saturday, Aug. 30; and 4 PM Sunday, Aug. 31.

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

Playbill Presents
Aug. 27: Playbill Radio goes inside the recording studio as Patti LuPone and the new Broadway cast record Gypsy. An encore presentation of one of our most popular broadcasts. This week's "Playbill Presents" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, Aug. 28; 11 PM Thursday, Aug. 28; 2 PM Friday, Aug. 29; 4 PM Saturday, Aug. 30; and 11 AM Sunday, Aug. 31.

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

Composer Spotlight
Aug. 28: A tour through the career of songwriter Maury Yeston, composer of Nine, Phantom and Grand Hotel.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, Aug. 29; 11 PM Friday, Aug. 29; 8 PM Sunday, Aug. 31; and 2 PM Monday, Sept. 1.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
Aug: 30: A farewell to Rent, the popular and groundbreaking musical, which closes in September after 12 years on Broadway. "Theater Talk" hosts are joined by original leading lady Daphne Rubin-Vega and social commentator Michael Musto of The Village Voice.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 11 PM Monday, September 1; and 2 PM Tuesday, September 2.

This weekend's programming features Billy Elliot at 11 AM Saturday, Aug. 23 and 4 PM Sunday, Aug. 24; A Tale of Two Cities at 4 PM Saturday, Aug. 23 and 11 AM Sunday, Aug. 24; a Noel Coward Tribute at 8 PM Sunday, Aug. 24 and 2 PM Monday, Aug. 25; and "Theater Talk" honoring Simon Gray at 7 PM Saturday, Aug. 23, 11 PM Monday, Aug. 25 and 2PM Tuesday, Aug. 26.