Mermaid Composer, Sunday in the Park Stars and Porter Salute Featured on Playbill Radio

News   Mermaid Composer, Sunday in the Park Stars and Porter Salute Featured on Playbill Radio In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
The Little Mermaid composer Alan Menken.
The Little Mermaid composer Alan Menken.

The schedule for the week of Jan. 15-21 follows. Center Stage
Jan. 15: Special guest is Alan Menken, Oscar-winning composer of Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Little Shop of Horrors as well as the new Broadway adaptation of his The Little Mermaid. He shares stories about how some of his best-known songs came to be written, and debuts a song from his forthcoming new stage musical, Leap of Faith.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Jan. 16; 11 PM Wednesday, Jan. 16; 2 PM Thursday, Jan. 17; 11 AM Saturday, Jan. 19; and 4 PM Sunday, Jan. 20.

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

Playbill Presents
Jan. 16: Playbill goes inside the Museum of Modern Art's Seurat exhibit to interview Broadway's Sunday in the Park With George stars Daniel Evans, Jenna Russell, Michael Cumpsty, Alexander Gemignani and Jessica Molaskey as well as director Sam Buntrock about the forthcoming Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical.

Each week's "Playbill Presents" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, Jan. 17; 11 PM Thursday, Jan. 17; 2 PM Friday, Jan. 18; 4 PM Saturday, Jan. 19; and 11 AM Sunday, Jan. 20.

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

Composer Spotlight
Jan. 17: Playbill Radio plays the second part of our tour through the career of Cole Porter, playing both familiar and rare songs from the composer of Anything Goes, Can-Can and Kiss Me, Kate.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, Jan. 18; 11 PM Friday, Jan. 18; 10 PM Sunday, Jan. 20; and 2 PM Monday, Jan. 21.

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