Tag: michael riedel

Watch: Denzel Washington on ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ and His Early Days in New York Theatre

Theater Talk, the show hosted by the New York Posts Broadway columnist Michael Riedel and series producer Susan Haskins, welcomed Denzel Washington to talk about his return to Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. He’s joined by his old friend Woodie King Jr., founder and Artistic Director of the New Federal Theatre, and they talk about the ongoing impact of Sun and reminisce about their early days working together at King’s theater where Denzel first achieved success in the play, When Chickens Come Home to Roost, playing Malcolm X.  

Documentary Trailer: ‘The Standbys’ Tells the Story of 3 Broadway Understudies

Here's the trailer for a new documentary called, The Standbys. It's the story of 3 Broadway understudies (Ben Crawford, Merwin Foard, and Aléna Watters)