Tony Predictions, Bob Merrill Tribute, "Theater Talk" and More Strouse Featured on Playbill Radio June 10-16

News   Tony Predictions, Bob Merrill Tribute, "Theater Talk" and More Strouse Featured on Playbill Radio June 10-16 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.

The schedule for the week of June 10-16 follows.

Center Stage
June 10: Theatre blogger Matthew Murphy and theatre critic and blogger Matthew Murray join host Robert Viagas in predicting the 2007-2008 Tony Award winners. Check out the entertaining insights of these theatre insiders as they discuss who should win, who will win and who was overlooked.
Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, June 11; 11 PM Wednesday, June 11; 2 PM Thursday, June 12; 11 AM Saturday, June 14; and 4 PM Sunday, June 15.

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

Playbill Presents
June 11: Part 2 of the salute to Charles Strouse, composer of Annie, Applause, Golden Boy, Bye Bye Birdie and other classic musicals, as he celebrates his 80th birthday with an exclusive story-infused concert at his home piano where he wrote some of his biggest hits.

Each week's "Playbill Presents" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, June 12; 11 PM Thursday, June 12; 2 PM Friday June 13; 4 PM Saturday, June 14; and 11 AM Sunday, June 15. Edited versions of the "Playbill Presents" programs are available as podcasts.

Composer Spotlight
June 12: A tribute to eight-time Tony Award nominee Bob Merrill, whose credits include Take Me Along, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the much-loved Funny Girl.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, June 13; 11 PM Friday, June 13; 8 PM Sunday, June 15; and 2 PM Monday, June 16.

Theater Talk on Playbill Radio
June 14: As previously announced, Playbill Radio will be offering audio rebroadcasts of the popular TV series, now syndicated on PBS, "Theater Talk." This week's program features 2008 Tony Predictions with top theatre pundits handicapping the Award's race.

"Theater Talk on Playbill Radio" debuts at 9 PM (ET) Saturday, with a repeat airing 6 PM Sunday, June 15.

This weekend's programming features Center Stage Revue at 11 AM Saturday, June 7 and 4 PM Sunday, June 8; Charles Strouse 80th Birthday Celebration at 4 PM Saturday, June 7 and 11 AM Sunday, June 8; and a Harold Arlen Salute at 8 PM Sunday, June 8 and 2 PM Monday, June 9.

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