Spelling Bee Author, Strike Coverage and Leonard Bernstein Featured on Playbill Radio

News   Spelling Bee Author, Strike Coverage and Leonard Bernstein Featured on Playbill Radio In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers special programming each week.
Rachel Sheinkin
Rachel Sheinkin

The schedule for the week of Dec. 4-10 follows. Center Stage
Dec. 4: Special guest is Rachel Sheinkin, the Tony-winning librettist of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee who has new musicals opening Off-Broadway, Off Off-Broadway and regionally. She talks about her latest projects: a major musical based on Little House on the Prairie, Jaradoa's Serenade at Teatro La Tea, and her plans to make an animated feature out of Spelling Bee.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Dec. 5; 11 PM Wednesday, Dec. 5; 2 PM Thursday, Dec. 6; 11 AM Saturday, Dec. 8; and 4 PM Sunday, Dec. 9. Edited versions of the "Center Stage" programs are available as podcasts.

Playbill Presents
Dec. 5: Throughout the recent stagehands' strike, Playbill Radio brought listeners the voices of the union head, the producers, the affected stage workers, the affected ticket-holders, and even the star-studded concert welcoming an end to the whole chapter. Listen to highlights from the history-making strike, plus an extended excerpt from the concert.

Each week's "Playbill Presents" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, Dec. 6; 11 PM Thursday, Dec. 6; 2 PM Friday, Dec. 7; 4 PM Saturday, Dec. 8; and 11 AM Sunday, Dec. 9.

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

Composer Spotlight
Dec. 6: Playbill Radio takes a tour through the career of Leonard Bernstein, composer of On the Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, West Side Story and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, Dec. 7; 11 PM Friday, Dec. 7; 10 PM Sunday, Dec. 9; and 2 PM Monday, Dec. 10.

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