Will Ferrell, a Porter Tribute and Sondheim Featured on Playbill Radio Jan. 13-20

News   Will Ferrell, a Porter Tribute and Sondheim Featured on Playbill Radio Jan. 13-20 In addition to round-the-clock show tunes and Broadway news at the top of each hour, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
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The schedule for the week of Jan. 13-20 follows.

Center Stage
Jan. 13: Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian Will Ferrell, star of film comedies "Anchorman" and "Talladega Nights," tells Playbill Radio how he's preparing to make his Broadway debut with You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George Bush.

This week's "Center Stage" debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday with repeats scheduled for (all times are ET) 2 AM Wednesday, Jan. 14; 11 PM Wednesday, Jan. 14; 2 PM Thursday, Jan. 15; 11 AM Saturday, Jan. 17; 4 PM Sunday, Jan. 18.

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

Composer Spotlight
Jan. 15: Playbill Radio plays Part Two of our tour through the career of Cole Porter, playing both familiar and rare songs from the composer of Anything Goes, Can-Can and Kiss Me, Kate. Each week's "Composer Spotlight" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 2 AM Friday, Jan. 16; 11 PM Friday, Jan. 16; 10 PM Sunday, Jan. 18; 2 PM Monday, Jan. 19.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
Jan. 17: Critics John Heilpern of The New York Observer, Mike Kuchwara of The Associated Press and Jacques le Sourd of CBS Radio, discuss the profound impact of the economy on their profession and review highlights of the Broadway season thus far.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 11 PM Monday, Jan. 19; 2 PM Tuesday, Jan. 20

WORLD PREMIERE: "Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Far"
Jan. 18, 7 PM ET: An intimate look at Stephen Sondheim's work for film, television and the concert stage, featuring interviews with Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Barbara Cook and Sondheim himself.

Playbill Radio's exclusive debut of podcasts from a special series created by Sony BMG to celebrate the newly released four-CD box set, "Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Far."