Washington, D.C. Is "Talk"-ing Theatre

News   Washington, D.C. Is "Talk"-ing Theatre "Theater Talk," the acclaimed PBS program that features interviews with top theatre writers and performers, will begin airing in the Washington, D.C. area in mid-October.

"Theater Talk," the acclaimed PBS program that features interviews with top theatre writers and performers, will begin airing in the Washington, D.C. area in mid-October.

The D.C. PBS affiliate WETA will begin airing the weekly chat show this month. Hosted by New York Post writer Michael Riedel and producer Susan Haskins, "Theater Talk" also airs on Thirteen/WNET, WGBH/Boston and Hartford's CPTV.

Among the many luminaries who have appeared on the PBS series are Edward Albee, Alan Bates, Harold Bloom, Matthew Broderick, Margaret Edson, Eve Ensler, Al Hirschfeld, Mike Leigh, Cameron Mackintosh, Reba McEntire, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Tim Rice, Neil Simon, Elaine Stritch, Rip Torn, Tommy Tune, Gore Vidal, August Wilson, George C. Wolfe, B.D. Wong and Dame Edna.

Those interested in learning more about the program should visit www.theatertalk.playbill.com.

—By Andrew Gans