The July 3 program — 1 AM on WNET/Thirteen — will feature comedians Lewis Black ("The Daily Show") and Nancy Giles ("CBS News Sunday Morning"), who will "discuss their theatre 'educations,' their early days working together in NYC at the West Bank Café and their roles as mentors for inner city kids at The 52nd Street Project," according to press notes. The half-hour broadcast will also feature a report about the opening of the City Center Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz.
CUNY-TV will air encore broadcasts July 4 at 8:30 PM, July 5 at 12:30 PM and July 6 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM.
"The Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein" will be explored on the July 10 edition of "Theater Talk" (1 AM on WNET/Thirteen). Guests will include Ted Chapin, president and executive director of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, and lyricist Michael Korie. Liz Callaway and Andrew Samonsky will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites.
CUNY-TV will air encore broadcasts July 18 at 8:30 PM, July 19 at 12:30 PM and July 20 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM.
"Theater Talk" is hosted by New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel and producer Susan Haskins. For more information visit www.theatertalk.org.
Playbill Radio broadcasts an audio version of "Theater Talk" every Saturday at 7 PM, Monday at 11 PM and Tuesday at 2 PM.