Monday, September 08, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
In the upcoming SundanceTV miniseries The Honorable Woman, she portrays Nessa Stein, whose personal life mirrors the volatile politics of the Middle East.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Academy Award-nominee Sophie Okonedo and Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose talk about their roles in the Lorraine Hansberry play, which was the first written by an African-American woman to appear on Broadway.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Tony Shalhoub and Santino Fontana discuss Lincoln Center Theater’s production of “Act One,” which has been nominated for five Tony Awards. The play is written and directed by James Lapine, based on the autobiography by theater director, playwright, and screenwriter Moss Hart. Shalhoub and Fontana play Moss Hart at different stages of his life. “Act One” is playing at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Friday, March 21, 2014
The stars of the new Lars Von Trier film, which centers around a self-confessed sex addict who recounts the erotic story of her life, talk about why they enjoy working with its controversial director.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Playwright Craig Lucas discusses the world premiere of his play “Ode to Joy,” which he directs. He’s joined by Kathryn Erbe and Arliss Howard, who star in it. “Ode to Joy” tells the story of love, heartbreak, addiction, and illness through the eyes of Adele, a painter, and her destructive relationships with Mala and Bill, her two lovers. It’s playing at Cherry Lane Theater through April 19.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies talks about the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of his play “Dinner with Friends.” He’s joined by Darren Pettie and Jeremy Shamos, who star in it. “Dinner with Friends” is playing at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Sarah Jessica Parker stars in Amanda Peet’s new play “The Commons of Pensacola,” about trying to love your family even when you hate what they’ve done. Her mother is played by Blythe Danner. Both actresses discuss their roles today with Leonard Lopate.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
In the play “Year of the Rooster,” actors Bobby Moreno and Thomas Lyons play characters that are human and/or animal. They talk about their roles, along with playwright Eric Dufault, whose play is about the gritty subculture of American cockfighting, mixing lowbrow, foul-mouthed humor with references to Greek myths and legends. “Year of the Rooster” is at the Ensemble Studio Theater through February 1.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Eleni Mandell performs live and talks about her new album, “Let’s Fly a Kite.” When she was on a tour with Nick Lowe, Eleni became friends with Nick's producer Neil Brockbank and they agreed to make this album together. It includes two-steps, waltzes and weepers inspired from years past.
Eleni Mandell is performing at the Saint in Asbury Park, NJ, January 28, and at Mercury Lounge in NY on January 30.
Monday, December 30, 2013
Gerard Lordahl, director of the Open Space Greening Program at Grow NYC, gives us tips for caring for your house plants and gardens in the cold winter months. Alex Gibney talks about his latest documentary, “The Armstrong Lie.” We’ll talk to some of the stars of “La Soiree,” a new take on cabaret, sideshows, burlesque and variety shows. Discover magazine editor Gemma Tarlach discusses the top 10 science stories of 2013.
Thursday, December 12, 2013