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This edition: Lewis Black & Steven Olsen on the West Bank Cafe

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 4, 2015.

First aired: September 9, 2015.

As an aspiring actor, writer, comic, perhaps new to New York, aching to perform or watch your play come alive - with a little luck, you will find the Laurie Beechman Theatre, down the stairs, in the West Bank Café. "Tony Guida's NY" premieres with Lewis Black, comic, actor and social critic (then the café's playwright-in-residence) and Steve Olsen, West Bank's owner, sharing memories of those who started at the West Bank.

Guest List

Lewis Black Comic, Playwright, Author, Social Activist

Steve Olsen Owner, West Bank Café

  • William vanden Heuvel
  • Wednesday, April 25 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Columbia University Protest of 1968
  • Wednesday, April 25 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, April 28 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 29 - 10:00am, 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 9:30am, 4:30pm, 8:30pm
  • Saturday, May 5 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 6 - 10:00am
  • Wednesday, May 9 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Kelly Hall-Tompkins
  • Wednesday, May 9 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, May 12 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 13 - 10:00am
  • Wednesday, May 16 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Bruce Chadwick
  • Wednesday, May 16 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, May 19 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 20 - 10:00am
  • William vanden Heuvel
  • Wednesday, April 11 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, April 14 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 15 - 10:00am, 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Saturday, April 21 - 7:30pm
  • New York Baseball: A 2018 Season Preview
  • Wednesday, March 28 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, March 31 - 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 1 - 10:00am, 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Saturday, April 7 - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 11 - 9:30am, 4:30pm
  • Kelly Hall-Tompkins
  • Saturday, March 24 - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 28 - 9:30am, 4:30pm