"Theater Talk" Welcomes Tony-Winning Lyricist Tim Rice March 23

By Andrew Gans
March 23, 2012

"Theater Talk," the PBS chat show co-hosted by Michael Reidel and Susan Haskins, welcomes lyricist Sir Tim Rice March 23 at 1 AM ET on WNET/13.



Additional broadcasts are scheduled on CUNY TV for March 24 at 8:30 PM, March 25 at 12:30 PM and March 26 at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. (CUNY TV, the City University of New York television station, is carried in New York City’s five boroughs – on Channel 75 on Time Warner and Cablevision, Channel 77 on RCN, and on Channel 30 on Verizon FiOS. The show is available online anytime at www.cuny.tv.)

Rice, who is currently represented on Broadway with the revivals of Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita as well as the long-running The Lion King, will discuss his new show, a musical adaptation of James Jones’ World War II novel, "From Here To Eternity."

Rice will also talk about Evita’s first major New York revival since its Broadway premiere in 1979, when the lyricist was 33 years old.

"Theater Talk" is jointly produced by not-for-profits Theater Talk Productions and CUNY TV. The program is taped in the Himan Brown TV and Radio Studios at The City University of New York (CUNY) TV in Manhattan, and is distributed to 60+ participating public television stations nationwide.