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This edition: Taye Diggs and Rebecca Naomi Jones, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"; "Black Broadway" author Stewart Lane, director Kenny Leon, and Melba Moore

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 8, 2015.

First aired: July 25, 2015.

Theater Talk’s guests are actors Taye Diggs and Rebecca Naomi Jones, who discuss reinterpreting the hit John Cameron Mitchell/Stephen Trask musical, which they begin performing together on July 22. Diggs and Jones are the first African-Americans to star in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on Broadway.

Next up, are author and producer Stewart F. Lane, actress Melba Moore and director Kenny Leon who discuss Lane's new book, “Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way.”

Guest List

Taye Diggs Actor, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Rebecca Naomi Jones Actress, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Stewart Lane Producer, Author, “Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way”

Kenny Leon Director

Melba Moore Performer

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