"Theater Talk" to Welcome Hynes, Mullen, Gionfriddo and Kimball in February

News   "Theater Talk" to Welcome Hynes, Mullen, Gionfriddo and Kimball in February Guests have been announced for the Feb. 6 and 13 episodes of "Theater Talk," the PBS talk show that offers interviews with top theatre practitioners.

On Feb. 6 co-hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins will welcome the director and star of Off-Broadway's The Cripple of Inishmaan, Garry Hynes and Marie Mullen, respectively. Martin McDonagh's comedy/drama is currently playing Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company. Co-hosts Riedel and Haskins will also discuss prospects for the upcoming Broadway musical The Addams Family and the musical-in-the-works based on Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

This episode of "Theater Talk" debuts Feb. 8 at 1 AM ET (Saturday morning) and will be rebroadcast on CUNY TV, Channel 75 Feb. 14 at 8:30 PM, Feb. 15 at 12:30 PM and Feb. 16 at 7:30 AM and 1:30 and 7:30 PM as well as Feb. 19 at 11:30 PM on NJN.

The Feb. 13 program will feature a chat with playwright Gina Gionfriddo, who will discuss her new play Becky Shaw, which is currently running at Off-Broadway's Second Stage. Music writer/historians David A. Jasen and Robert Kimball will also discuss the rise and fall of Tin Pan Alley.

This episode of "Theater Talk" debuts Feb. 13 at 1 AM ET (Saturday morning) and will be rebroadcast on CUNY TV, Channel 75 Feb. 28 at 8:30 PM, March 1 at 12:30 PM and March 2 at 7:30 AM and 1:30 and 7:30 PM as well as March 5 at 11:30 PM on NJN.

"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.