"Theater Talk" Celebrates Chicago with Bobbie, Naughton and Neuwirth

News   "Theater Talk" Celebrates Chicago with Bobbie, Naughton and Neuwirth
The Nov. 10 broadcast of "Theater Talk," the PBS chat show that offers interviews with top theatre practitioners, will celebrate the upcoming tenth anniversary of the Tony-winning revival of Chicago.

Guests for the half-hour program will include three Chicago Tony winners: director Walter Bobbie and actors James Naughton and Bebe Neuwirth. Naughton and Neuwirth opened the Kander and Ebb revival playing, respectively, Billy Flynn and Velma Kelly.

The telecast will also feature a portion of an interview with Chicago creators John Kander and the late Fred Ebb that aired on the first "Theater Talk" broadcast on Nov. 8, 1996.

Chicago 10 — the Nov. 14 tenth-anniversary gala performance of the Tony-winning Kander and Ebb revival — will be held at the Ambassador Theatre. The evening is scheduled to boast the talents of Kevin Richardson, Ashlee Simpson, P.J. Benjamin, John O'Hurley, Obba Babatunde, Sharon Lawrence, Lynda Carter, Paige Davis, Bianca Marroquin, Chuck Cooper, Christopher MacDonald, Destan Owens, Tom Wopat, Ron Raines, Gerry McIntyre, Raymond Bokhour, Kevin Carolan, Tom McGowan, Ron Orbach, Bruce Winant Charlotte d'Amboise, Caroline O'Connor, Chita Rivera, Brent Barrett, Rob Bartlett, Melanie Griffith, Brooke Shields, Wayne Brady, Marilu Henner, Huey Lewis, Gregory Harrison and Rita Wilson as well as original cast members Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton, Joel Grey, D. Sabella and Marcia Lewis.

Hosted by New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel and producer Susan Haskins, "Theater Talk" airs on WNET/Thirteen at 12:30 AM ET. "Theater Talk" can also be seen on CUNY-TV (Channel 75).

For more information, visit www.theatertalk.org.

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