'Reading Lyrics' Scribes Gottlieb and Kimball Appear on 'Theater Talk,' Aug. 31

News   'Reading Lyrics' Scribes Gottlieb and Kimball Appear on 'Theater Talk,' Aug. 31 Editor Robert Gottlieb and historian and editor Robert Kimball will appear on the popular PBS talk show "Theater Talk" Aug. 31 to discuss their acclaimed anthology "Reading Lyrics," a celebration of great 20th century lyricists. The program, which initially aired last spring, is part this summer's "The Best of Theater Talk" series on Thirteen. "Theater Talk" is hosted by Susan Haskins and New York Post columnist Michael Riedel.

Editor Robert Gottlieb and historian and editor Robert Kimball will appear on the popular PBS talk show "Theater Talk" Aug. 31 to discuss their acclaimed anthology "Reading Lyrics," a celebration of great 20th century lyricists. The program, which initially aired last spring, is part this summer's "The Best of Theater Talk" series on Thirteen. "Theater Talk" is hosted by Susan Haskins and New York Post columnist Michael Riedel.

Robert Gottlieb's name was recently in the news. He will be the editor of former president Bill Clinton's upcoming autobiography.

Upcoming episodes in "The Best of Theater Talk" series include:

Sept. 7: Playwright Warren Leight, actress Nancy Giles and producer Ellie Covan; also, letters to "Theater Talk"
Sept. 14: Actress Elaine Stritch
Sept. 21: Playwright Terrence McNally
Sept. 28: Director-librettist Mark Bramble of "42nd Street"
Oct. 5: Proof playwright David Auburn; also, Hedda Gabler actress Kate Burton and director Nicholas Martin

"Theater Talk" returns to Thirteen/WNET for a new season Friday, Oct. 12 at midnight. For more information visit THEATER TALK's Website. —By Robert Simonson