L.A. Theatre Works: The Odd Couple, April 14 April 9, 2007Posted by William Spear in >> News, >> Radio Drama.
This Saturday, April 14 from 10 pm – midnight on 89.3 KPCC, L.A. Theatre Works’ The Play’s the Thing will air The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, starring Nathan Lane, David Paymer, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith and Linda Pearl. Poker buddies Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison suddenly find themselves bachelors again and innocently decide to share an apartment. In this classic comedy by America’s most prolific and successful playwright, these two legendarily mismatched roommates bring down the house when they try to live together in one eight-room New York City apartment. The broadcast includes an interview with Dan Castellaneta, (the voice of Homer Simpson).
Where to listen
L.A. Theatre Works’ radio theater series, The Play’s the Thing, airs locally every Saturday night from 10 pm to midnight on 89.3 FM KPCC Southern California Public Radio, and is streamed on the KPCC website ( http://www.kpcc.org/ ) for one week following each broadcast. The series can also be heard on 94.1 KPFA in Northern California; 91.5 FM WBEZ in Chicago; 91.1 FM KRCB in Sonoma County; 93.5 FM KRTS Marfa Public Radio (Texas); 89.7 WGBH in Boston; 94.9 KUOW in Seattle; 88.9 FM KUNM in Albuquerque; as well as on many other public radio stations nationwide and XM Satellite Radio. Selected programs from LATW are also heard internationally over BBC World Service, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Telefis Eirann (Ireland), Radio Hong Kong, and Radio New Zealand. The L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collection is available in bookstores, libraries, through their catalog, digitally on itunes, overdrive.com, audible.com, and on the L.A. Theatre Works website at http://www.latw.org/ .
Additional support for the series is provided by AudioFile Magazine. Listeners can visit their website at http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/ to view 65 reviews of LATW plays and hear sound clips from them. The Beverly Hilton hotel is the official hotel for The Play’s the Thing.
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