Sutton Foster, Rodgers & Hammerstein and a Spring Preview on Playbill Radio Feb. 10-17

News   Sutton Foster, Rodgers & Hammerstein and a Spring Preview on Playbill Radio Feb. 10-17
 
In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.

Sutton Foster
Sutton Foster Photo by Joan Marcus

The schedule for the week of Feb. 10-17 follows.

Center Stage
Feb. 10: With shows like Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Women and Young Frankenstein, Sutton Foster has established herself over the past seven years as one of Broadway's foremost musical comedy leading ladies. She's currently tickling funnybones as Princess Fiona in Shrek: The Musical, but the happy girl has gone through some offstage heartbreak recently. Foster is also about to release her first solo album, titled "Wish," in which she laughs - and mourns a little.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Feb. 11; 11 PM Wednesday, Feb. 11; 2 PM Thursday, Feb. 12; 11 AM Saturday, Feb. 14; and 4 PM Sunday, Feb. 15.

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

Composer Spotlight
Feb. 12: Though they worked together just 18 years, from 1942 to 1959, Rodgers and Hammerstein established a gold standard for twentieth-century Broadway musicals. Generally upbeat, positive and progressive in their outlook, integrated in structure and grandly melodic in the scores, they were broadly popular in the years during and after World War II. The words "Rodgers and Hammerstein" became a brand representing the best in Broadway musical entertainment. Part 1 of Playbill Radio's Composer's Spotlight will take a closer look at their 1940s shows, from Oklahoma! to South Pacific.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 2 AM Friday, Feb. 13; 11 PM Friday, Feb. 13; 10 PM Sunday, Feb. 15; and 2 PM Monday, Feb. 16.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
Feb. 14: A look ahead at Broadway's spring season with reporters Jesse Green of New York Magazine and Patrick Pacheco of On-Stage, as well as the infamous columnist and commentator, Michael Musto of the Village Voice.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 11 PM Monday, Feb. 16; and 2 PM Tuesday, Feb. 17.

This weekend's programming features The Story of My Life's Will Chase and Malcolm Gets at 11 AM Saturday, Feb. 7 and 4 PM Sunday, Feb. 8; part two of an Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute at 8 PM Sunday, Feb. 8 and 2 PM Monday, Feb. 9; and "Theater Talk" at 7 PM Saturday, Feb. 7, 11 PM Monday, Feb. 9 and 2 PM Tuesday, Feb. 10.

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