Rock of Ages, a Sondheim Salute and London Theatre Journalists on Playbill Radio March 24-31

News   Rock of Ages, a Sondheim Salute and London Theatre Journalists on Playbill Radio March 24-31 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
Constantine Maroulis, James Carpinello and Amy Spanger
Constantine Maroulis, James Carpinello and Amy Spanger

The schedule for the week of March 24-31 follows.

Center Stage
March 24: Rock of Ages: The era of 1980's head-banging power rock has inspired a new musical titled Rock of Ages that has arrived on Broadway following a successful Off-Broadway run. "American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis leads a cast that includes Broadway regulars James Carpinello and Amy Spanger, and the creative and producing team is full of fresh new talent. All of them join host Robert Viagas on Playbill Radio this week to tell about their show, which features the music of rock groups Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Twisted Sister and a half dozen more.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, March 25; 11 PM Wednesday, March 25; 2 PM Thursday, March 26; 11 AM Saturday, March 28; 4 PM Sunday, March 29.

Edited versions of the "Center Stage" programs are available as podcasts, including:
Guys and Dolls
The Lion King: Meet Timon and Pumbaa
God of Carnage


Composer Spotlight
March 26: Playbill Radio plays the third and final part of a tour through the career of Stephen Sondheim, featuring both familiar and rare songs from the composer of Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods and Sweeney Todd. Each week's "Composer Spotlight" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 2 AM Friday, March 27; 11 PM Friday, March 27; 10 PM Sunday, March 29; 2 PM Monday, March 30.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
March 28: In this rebroadcast, theatre columnist Baz Bamigboye of London's Daily Mail and critic Charles Spencer of The Daily Telegraph of London review the shows they saw during their visit to New York City and also discuss the London theatre scene.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 11 PM Monday, March 30; 2 PM Tuesday, March 31.

This weekend's programming features Guys and Dolls at 11 AM Saturday, March 21 and 4 PM Sunday, March 22; the second part of our tribute to Stephen Sondheim at 8 PM Sunday, March 22 and 2 PM Monday, March 23; and "Theater Talk" at 7 PM Saturday, March 21, 11 PM Monday, March 23 and 2 PM Tuesday, March 24.

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