"Theater Talk" to Welcome Lansbury, Mary Stuart Queens and Pretty Star

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Current Tony nominees Angela Lansbury, Harriet Walter, Janet McTeer and Thomas Sadoski will be featured on upcoming broadcasts of "Theater Talk," the PBS talk show that offers interviews with top theatre practitioners.

Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The May 15 broadcast (1 AM ET on WNET/Thirteen) will spotlight stage and screen star Angela Lansbury, who is currently gracing the Broadway stage in the revival of Blithe Spirit at the Shubert Theatre. Lansbury, according to press notes, will discuss "her lengthy career in films and on Broadway and how at the age of 83 she maintains the vitality and bravura that have made her a great star."

The May 22 broadcast (1 AM ET on WNET/Thirteen) will feature chats with Mary Stuart Tony nominees Harriet Walter and Janet McTeer as well as Reasons to Be Pretty star Thomas Sadoski and his director, Terry Kinney. The latter will chat "about Kinney's recent voicemail rant against ['Theater Talk' host] Michael Riedel and their producer's decision to allow audience members to text and twitter during the play."

"Theater Talk" also airs on CUNY TV and in New Jersey 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.

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Playbill Radio broadcasts an audio version of "Theater Talk" every Saturday at 7 PM, Monday at 11 PM and Tuesday at 2 P

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