THEATER TALK

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/08/2016 - 5:30am - 5:59am
Program Title: 
LIBRETTOS AND MASTERPIECES OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://theatertalk.org/
PSIP Description: 
Librettists, Richard Maltby and Thomas Meehan focus on the key theatrical art form, book writing.
Long Description: 
Theater Talk focuses on the key theatrical art form, book writing, with two celebrated veteran librettists, Richard Maltby and Thomas Meehan. Meehan, whose books for musicals include Annie and The Producers, and Maltby, who wrote librettos for Miss Saigon and Ain't Misbehavin' among others, discuss influential musical books of the twentieth century with theater historian Professor Laurence Maslon, editor of the impressive new collection American Musicals: The Complete Books and Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics 1927-1969.