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John Lithgow

John Lithgow appears in the following:

John Lithgow Wrestles with Rage, Revenge, Raccoons as King Lear

Friday, August 08, 2014

The actor discusses playing the tragic king in The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production.

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Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.

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Selected Shorts: Readers, Writers, and Dreamers

Friday, May 02, 2014

A talking horse, a lonely librarian, and tigers!

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Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.

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Beware of What You Wish For

Friday, March 14, 2014

This reading by John Lithgow of the classic horror yarn “The Monkey’s Paw,” by W.W. Jacobs, is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Compulsions and Obsessions,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts: Compulsions and Obsessions

Friday, March 14, 2014

John Lithgow reads you a scary story, and a few magic words from Isabel Allende.

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John Lithgow's Plays Children's Music 'Right Next To The Zoo'

Friday, October 25, 2013

John Lithgow discusses his new book and his long career in the Soundcheck studio.

 

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John Lithgow's Bestial Orchestra; John Paul Keith Plays Live; 'Losers Take All'

Friday, October 25, 2013

In this episode: John Lithgow portrayed a goofy alien on 3rd Rock From The Sun," provided the haughty voice for Shrek’s Lord Farquaad and played a serial killer on the Showtime series Dexter. He also won a Tony Award for his role in in the musical adaptation of Sweet Smell Of Success. Lithgow talks about his latest project, a children's book and album called Never Play Music Right Next To The Zoo.

Plus: Roots rocker John Paul Keith casts the city of Memphis in a starring role for his new album, Memphis Circa 3 AM. He plays live.

And: The new comedy film Losers Take All explores the world of '80s punk through the eyes of a fictional band. Director Alex Steyermark joins John Paul Keith, who contributed music to the film, to talk about the movie.

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Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Guest host John Lithgow raises the curtain on five comic tales, classic and cutting-edge.

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Selected Shorts: Compulsions

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories about compulsion. 

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Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Guest host John Lithgow raises the curtain on five comic tales, classic and cutting-edge. 

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"The Columnist"

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn discusses “The Columnist,” along with its stars John Lithgow and Grace Gummer. It follows Joseph Alsop, a beloved and feared columnist who sits at the center of the Washington political world. As 1960s dawn and shake up America, the intense political drama Joe is embroiled in becomes deeply personal as well. “The Columnist” is playing at the MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theater through July 1.

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The Greene Space

Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist

Thursday, May 10, 2012

5:00 PM

Get an inside look at the Broadway premier of the new play -- The Columnist -- with Tony and Emmy award winner John Lithgow; Tony nominee Stephen Kunken; and Pulitzer and Tony award winning playwright David Auburn.

 

John Lithgow on Drama

Friday, December 30, 2011

John Lithgow shares a backstage view of his own struggle and discovery, telling about his road to becoming a star. His memoir, Drama: An Actor’s Education, is a tribute to his most important influence: his father, an actor, director, producer, and great lover of Shakespeare, who brought theater to John’s life. He also looks at his collaborations with performers and directors, including Mike Nichols, Bob Fosse, Liv Ullmann, and Meryl Streep.

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Selected Shorts: Dogs and Dates

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Two stories from the new media venture Electric Literature are featured on this program. 

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Guest Picks: John Lithgow

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

John Lithgow spoke to Leonard about his father's influence on his career as an actor recently, and he also shared his favorite comfort food is.

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John Lithgow

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

John Lithgow shares a backstage view of his own struggle and discovery, telling about his road to becoming a star. His memoir, Drama: An Actor’s Education, is a tribute to his most important influence: his father, an actor, director, producer, and great lover of Shakespeare, who brought theater to John’s life. He also looks at his collaborations with performers and directors, including Mike Nichols, Bob Fosse, Liv Ullmann, and Meryl Streep.

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