Tommy Tune and Bock & Harnick Tribute on Playbill Radio Sept. 8-14

News   Tommy Tune and Bock & Harnick Tribute on Playbill Radio Sept. 8-14 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
Tommy Tune
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The schedule for the week of Sept. 8-14 follows. Center Stage
Sept. 8: In an exclusive interview with Playbill Radio, Broadway legend Tommy Tune celebrates both his 70th birthday and his 50th year in show business recalling growing up in Texas with parents who were ballroom dancers, winning a professional role on his first day in New York, collaborating with the likes of Wally Harper and Cy Coleman, and seeing his dancing imaged used to stand for whatever is positive about humanity in the Oscar-winning animated film "Wall-E." Tune will present his autobiographical musical show Steps in Time Sept. 21 as a benefit for the charity Friends in Deed.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Sept. 9; 11 PM Wednesday, Sept. 9; 2 PM Thursday, Sept. 10; 11 AM Saturday, Sept. 12; 4 PM Sunday, Sept. 13.

Edited versions of the "Center Stage" programs are available as podcasts, including:
The Marvelous Wonderettes
The New York International Fringe Festival
The Phantom of the Opera stars George Lee Andrews and John Cudia


Composer Spotlight
Sept. 10: A tour through the career of Broadway songwriters Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, whose hits include Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello! and She Loves Me.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 2 AM Friday, Sept. 11; 11 PM Friday, Sept. 11; 10 PM Sunday, Sept. 13; 2 PM Monday, Sept. 14.

This weekend's programming features the national tour of South Pacific at 11 AM Saturday, Sept. 5 and 4 PM Sunday, Sept. 6; and a salute to Stephen Schwartz at 8 PM Sunday, Sept. 6 and 2 PM Monday, Sept. 7.

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