"Theater Talk" Will Welcome Stephen Fry and John Hodgman

By Andrew Gans
26 Dec 2013

"Theater Talk," the series devoted to the world of the stage, will welcome acclaimed actor Stephen Fry and famed humorist John Hodgman in upcoming episodes.



Fry, who co-stars in the Broadway repertory productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, will be the guest on the Dec. 27 at 1 AM ET broadcast of "Theater Talk." After its premiere on WNET/13, encore broadcasts are scheduled for CUNY TV Dec. 28 at 8:30 PM, Dec. 29 at 12:30 PM and Dec. 30 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Fry will share his "observations on how Broadway has changed in the last 28 years, as well as his expertise on many topics relevant to Shakespeare and the wildly successful revival in which he's now appearing."

The interview with Hodgman will debut on WNET/13 Jan. 3, 2014, at 1 AM ET with encore broadcasts on CUNY TV Jan. 4 at 8:30 PM, Jan. 5 at 12:30 PM and Jan. 6 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Writer and TV personality Hodgman, according to press notes, will "discuss many topics including his new show I Stole Your Dad at the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, as well as how to cook owls, Shirley MacLaine, marijuana, and Jerry Lewis's legendary suppressed film 'The Day the Clown Cried.'"

"Theater Talk" is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post, and series executive producer Susan Haskins.

For clips and highlights from the show, visit http://www.youtube.com/theatertalk.