McKinley and Pacheco Handicap the Tonys on "Theater Talk," May 31

News   McKinley and Pacheco Handicap the Tonys on "Theater Talk," May 31 Jesse McKinley, theatre columnist for The New York Times, and Patrick Pacheco, theatre columnist for Newsday, will put their together with "Theater Talk" producer Susan Haskins and New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel on May 31 to predict the winners of the year's Tony Awards.

Jesse McKinley, theatre columnist for The New York Times, and Patrick Pacheco, theatre columnist for Newsday, will put their together with "Theater Talk" producer Susan Haskins and New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel on May 31 to predict the winners of the year's Tony Awards.

The panel will analyze each Tony race, offering their insights into which shows and artists will win, and why. The name of The Producers—which gathered a record 15 Tony nominations this year—will undoubtedly come up several times.

"Theater Talk" will air May 31 at 8 PM (a rare prime-time berth for the show) on Thirteen/WNET and be repeated Friday, June 1 at midnight.

The Tony Awards ceremony will take place 8-11 PM on PBS and CBS, June 3.

—By Robert Simonson