Pal Joey, Liza Minnelli and Jule Styne Tribute on Playbill Radio Dec. 2-9

News   Pal Joey, Liza Minnelli and Jule Styne Tribute on Playbill Radio Dec. 2-9 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli Photo by Rick Day

The schedule for the week of Dec. 2-9 follows:

Center Stage
Dec. 2: Special guest is Jenny Fellner, a real-life native of Deadwood, SD, who is playing her first Broadway lead in the new revival of Pal Joey alongside some high-power lady stars, including Stockard Channing and Martha Plimpton. She tells how she's holding her own — and fulfilling her grandfather's prophecy — in the Rodgers and Hart classic.

This week's "Center Stage" debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Dec. 3; 11 PM Wednesday, Dec. 3; 2 PM Thursday, Dec. 4; 11 AM Saturday, Dec. 6; and 4 PM Sunday, Dec. 7.

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

Playbill Presents
Dec. 3: Liza Minnelli is back on Broadway with Billy Stritch in her concert show Liza's at the Palace! She tells Playbill Radio how she decided to break two personal taboos for this show. This week's "Playbill Presents" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, Dec. 4; 11 PM Thursday, Dec. 4; 2 PM Friday Dec. 5; 4 PM Saturday, Dec. 6; and 11 AM Sunday, Dec. 7.

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

Composer Spotlight
Dec. 4: Part One of Playbill's salute to songwriter Jule Styne. Over the next two weeks we'll play some of his greatest tunes, including hits from Funny Girl, Peter Pan, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Bells Are Ringing, plus a few you never knew he wrote!

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, Dec. 5; 11 PM Friday, Dec. 5; 8 PM Sunday, Dec. 7; and 2 PM Monday, Dec. 8.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
Dec. 6: A conversation with Stephen Daldry, the director of the musical and film Billy Elliot. Also a review of the late Sarah Kane's controversial play Blasted.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 11 PM Monday, Dec. 8 and 2 PM Tuesday, Dec. 9.

This weekend's programming features Hammerstein Biographer at 11 AM Saturday, Nov. 29 and 4 PM Sunday, Nov. 30; Road Show at 4 PM Saturday, Nov. 29 and 11 AM Sunday, Nov. 30; an Irving Berlin Tribute at 8 PM Sunday, Nov. 30 and 2 PM Monday, Dec. 1; "Theater Talk" at 7 PM Saturday, Nov. 29, 11 PM Monday, Dec. 1 and 2 PM Tuesday, Dec. 2; and "Sondheim: The Story So Far" at 7 PM Sunday, Nov. 30.

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