South Pacific, Leguizamo and Rodgers & Hart Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio Aug. 5-12

News   South Pacific, Leguizamo and Rodgers & Hart Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio Aug. 5-12 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo

The schedule for the week of Aug. 5-12 follows.

Center Stage
Aug. 5: Part two of our focus on the South Pacific orchestrations. Guests are two of the unsung creative minds behind the Tony-winning revival: Ted Sperling, who conducts the orchestra, and Bruce Pomahac, who reconstructed the orchestrations for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization. They play samples of the new cast album and discuss how a combination of sleuthing and artistry re-created the rich sound of the original.

This week's "Center Stage" debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Aug. 6; 11 PM Wednesday, Aug. 6; 2 PM Thursday, Aug. 7; 11 AM Saturday, Aug. 9; and 4 PM Sunday, Aug. 10.

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

Playbill Presents
Aug. 6: John Leguizamo, Emmy Award winner and upcoming star of American Buffalo on Broadway this fall, participates in a New York Times "Times Talk" discussion about his varied roles in theatre, television, and film. This week's "Playbill Presents" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, Aug. 7; 11 PM Thursday, Aug. 7; 2 PM Friday, Aug. 8; 4 PM Saturday, Augu. 9; and 11 AM Sunday, Aug. 10.

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

Composer Spotlight
Aug. 7: A tour through the career of the songwriting team of Rodgers and Hart, who gave us Babes in Arms, Blue Moon, Spring Is Here and dozens of other standards. Part two.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, Aug. 8; 11 PM Friday, Aug. 8; 8 PM Sunday, Aug. 10; and 2 PM Monday, Aug. 11.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
Aug. 9: New York Observer critic John Heilpern discusses his biography of British playwright John Osborne (1929-94), "John Osborne: The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man."

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 11 PM Monday, Aug. 11; and 2 PM Tuesday, Aug. 12.

This weekend's programming features South Pacific at 11 AM Saturday Aug. 2 and 4 PM Sunday Aug. 3; Dolly Parton at 4 PM Saturday, Aug. 3 and 11 AM Sunday, Aug. 3; a Rodgers & Hart Tribute at 8 PM Sunday, Aug. 3 and 2 PM Monday, Aug. 4; and "Theater Talk" with John Heilpern at 7 PM Saturday Aug. 2, 11 PM Monday, Aug. 4 and 2 PM Tuesday, Aug. 5.