This edition: "In My Life", "On Second Avenue"
Original tape date: November 26, 2005.
A lively discussion about the marketing strategy for Broadway's IN MY LIFE, Joe Brooks' curious and controversial musical. Guests are RICHARD KORNBERG, the show's masterful publicist and DAVID RICHARDSON of WOR, the only critic to give it a rave review.
Also on board, MICHAEL RIEDEL of the NEW YORK POST, Playbill On-Line's Editor-in-chief ROBERT SIMONSON and producer SUSAN HASKINS who represent the industry's more mainstream view of the show.
In addition THEATER TALK looks at the long-running Off-Broadway review, ON SECOND AVENUE, which traces the history of Jewish theater in America. Our guests are its star, MIKE BURSTYN, and its producer ZALMEN MLOTEK, Executive Director of The Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre which produced the show.
Richard Kornberg Press Agent
Zalmen Mlotek Executive Director, The Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre
David Richardson WOR
Robert Simonson Editor, Playbill On-Line