Tony Predictions, The 39 Steps and an Irving Berlin Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio

News   Tony Predictions, The 39 Steps and an Irving Berlin Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.

Jennifer Ferrin and Charles Edwards in The 39 Steps
Jennifer Ferrin and Charles Edwards in The 39 Steps Photo by Joan Marcus

The schedule for the week of May 6-12 follows. Center Stage
May 6: Two of Broadway's top bloggers preview the upcoming Tony Award nominations with host Robert Viagas and share their predictions for who will get the nod.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, May 7; 11 PM Wednesday, May 7; 2 PM Thursday, May 8; 11 AM Saturday, May 10; and 4 PM Sunday, May 11.

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

Playbill Presents
May 7: We visit the four actors who play dozens of roles in the Broadway production of The 39 Steps. This stage version of the Hitchcock mystery-thriller opened at the Cort Theatre on April 29 after playing earlier this year at the American Airlines Theatre.

Each week's "Playbill Presents" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Wednesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Thursday, May 8; 11 PM Thursday, May 8; 2 PM Friday, May 9; 4 PM Saturday, May 10; and 11 AM Sunday, May 11.

Edited versions of the "Playbill Presents" programs are available as podcasts.

Composer Spotlight
May 8: Part One of Playbill's salute to music master Irving Berlin, who penned thousands of songs in his 103-year life. We'll play some of the greatest, including hits from Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Madam and As Thousands Cheer.

Each week's "Composer Spotlight" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Friday, May 9; 11 PM Friday, May 9; 8 PM Sunday, May 11; and 2 PM Monday, May 12.

This weekend's programming features Adding Machine at 11 AM Saturday, May 3 and 4 PM Sunday, May 4; Billy Elliot Preview at 4 PM Saturday, May 3 and 11 AM Sunday, May 4; and a Jason Robert Brown Salute at 8 PM Sunday, May 4 and 2 PM Monday, May 5.