Fonda, Boublil and Schönberg Salute, and Charles Strouse on Playbill Radio March 31-April 7

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In addition to round-the-clock show tunes, Playbill Radio offers the following special programming.
Jane Fonda
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The schedule for the week of March 31-April 7 follows.

Center Stage
March 31: After an absence of more than 40 years, actress Jane Fonda returned to Broadway in 33 Variations, Moisés Kaufman's drama about a music historian who sets out to uncover the root of Beethoven's obsession with a seemingly trivial waltz. Fonda spoke as part of The New York Times' "Times Talks" series, presented here in an edited version by special permission from the Times. She answers questions about her life, her long film career and about 33 Variations.

Each week's new "Center Stage" show debuts at 7 PM ET Tuesday, with repeats scheduled for (all times ET) 2 AM Wednesday, April 1; 11 PM Wednesday, April 1; 2 PM Thursday, April 2; 11 AM Saturday, April 4; 4 PM Sunday, April 5.

Edited versions of the "Center Stage" programs are available as podcasts, including:
Guys and Dolls
The Lion King: Meet Timon and Pumbaa
God of Carnage

Composer Spotlight
April 2: Playbill Radio takes a tour through the careers of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, songwriters for Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen. Each week's "Composer Spotlight" debuts at 7 PM (ET) Thursday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 2 AM Friday, April 3; 11 PM Friday, April 3; 10 PM Sunday, April 5; 2 PM Monday, April 6.

"Theater Talk" on Playbill Radio
April 4: In this rebroadcast, Charles Strouse, legendary composer of Annie and Bye Bye Birdie, is interviewed at the piano and performs a number of his hits. This is Part 1 of a two-part special recorded in celebration of his 80th birthday.

Each week's "Theater Talk" show debuts at 7 PM (ET) Saturday, with repeats scheduled for: (all times are ET) 11 PM Monday, April 6; 2 PM Tuesday, April 7.

This weekend's programming features Rock of Ages at 11 AM Saturday, March 28 and 4 PM Sunday, March 29; part three of our tribute to Stephen Sondheim at 8 PM Sunday, March 29 and 2 PM Monday, March 30; and "Theater Talk" at 7 PM Saturday, March 28, 11 PM Monday, March 30 and 2 PM Tuesday, March 31.

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