Debbie Does Dallas Star Narrates Cast Album on "Radio Playbill" Jan. 27 - Feb. 1

News   Debbie Does Dallas Star Narrates Cast Album on "Radio Playbill" Jan. 27 - Feb. 1
A 1970s hard-core pornographic film, Debbie Does Dallas , served as the unlikely source material for a stage musical, which opened Off-Broadway last fall. Original star Sherie Rene Scott, who plays a very enterprising cheerleader, joins host Robert Viagas on "Radio Playbill," Jan. 27 to Feb. 1, to listen to the brand-new cast album, and tell how the unique show was conceived and assembled by a creative team composed mainly of women.

Scott has more than the usual interest in the cast album. Formerly featured in Aida, Rent and The Last Five Years, she and her husband, Kurt Deutsch, are partners in Sh-k-Boom Records, which released it. (Sherie is the "sh," Kurt is the "k," and she tells "Radio Playbill" that the "boom" is what happens when they get together).

Scott also uses the radio interview to talk about plans by Sh-k-Boom to branch out into the creation of new stage musicals.

"Radio Playbill," a weekly news and entertainment magazine show of theatrical interviews, features and music, is broadcast 12 times weekly on Sirius Satellite Radio's A&E Channel, 154.

The 30-minute weekly show debuts each Monday, with rebroadcasts throughout the following week. Here is the schedule (all times are Eastern): Monday 5 AM; Tuesday midnight, 11 AM, 6 PM; Thursday 1 AM, 6 AM, 1 PM and 11 PM; Saturday 5 AM, 11 AM, 5 PM and 11 PM.

All the excitement and glamour of the American theatre scene comes across in "Radio Playbill," the first radio project from the creators of Broadway's distinctive programs, and Playbill On-Line, the home of theatre on the internet. The program reflects Playbill's unique access and knowledge of the world of Broadway, broadcasting from Sirius' midtown Manhattan studios overlooking Times Square. Previous guests on "Radio Playbill" have included Jerry Herman, Barbara Cook, Michael Crawford, Lea Salonga, Cy Coleman, Stephen Flaherty, Michael John LaChiusa, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sherie Rene Scott, Charles Strouse, Christine Andreas, Marc Kudisch, Gerard Alessandrini and many more.

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Host for both the news and the magazine show is Robert Viagas, founding editor of Playbill On-Line and, author of several books on theatre, including "On the Line: The Creation of A Chorus Line" and "The Amazing Story of The Fantasticks," and editor of Louis Botto's updated book, "At This Theatre."

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