Stage Talk

Theater aficionado Steven Hunt takes listeners backstage to chat with actors, directors, playwrights and technical artists about the theater scene in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley. When multiple events allow, a calendar of the best live performances and stage events in Southcentral Alaska is also provided.

Stage Talk: Faith County / The Diary of Ann Frank

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Host Mark Muro chats with actors and directors from the Valley Performing Arts, Faith County and The Diary of Ann Frank presented the Alaska...

Stage Talk: Jabali African Acrobats / Guys and Dolls Jr.

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The Jabali African Acrobats will entertain over eleven thousand students in Anchorage and give one public performance. Hear more about the explosive acrobatics and...

Stage Talk: Mousetrap

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The longest running show in the history of theater comes to Anchorage. Agatha Christie's Mousetrap opens tonight, February 15th. Stage Talk host, Mark Muro...

Stage Talk: Othello / American Tales – Songs & Stories of the USA

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This week on Stage Talk, David Edgecombe stops by to talk about his adaption of Shakespeare's Othello with choreographer, Ethan Petticrew. Othello opens tonight,...

Stage Talk: Sway Me Moon

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This week on Stage Talk, host Mark Muro chats with Schatzie Schaefers, Linda Benson and Arlitia Jones from Sway Me Moon, a play about...

Stage Talk: Il Trovatore and Bridgman/Packer Dance

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Image and reality collide in Bridgman/Packer Dance. This week General Manager of the Anchorage Opera, Torrie Allen returns to Stage Talk with actor/singer, Roland...

Stage Talk: Return of the One-Acts

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This week Mark Muro chats with three guests from Return of the One-Acts, opening tonight, January 18th at the Valley Performing Arts. Each one...

Stage Talk: The Boycott

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This week, host Mark Muro talks to Kathryn Blume, playwright, writer and performer of "The Boycott", a comedy about global...

Stage Talk: Mentor Artists Playright Project (MAPP)

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An archive edition of Stage Talk recorded at KSKA in June 2007. Host Kristina Church talks to guests Myra Donnelley, Program Coordinator...

Stage Talk: The Overnighters

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The Overnighters is theatre fully realized within twenty-four hours. Four playwrights get a topic at 8:00 PM, then stay up all night writing...

Stage Talk: Under 30

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This week on Stage Talk, host Mark Muro chats with Under 30 director, Linda Benson and actor, Brian Hutton. Under 30 showcases individual and...

Stage Talk: Christmas 2007

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Artistic director, Michaelangelo Canale and dancer, Michelle Katcher join host Mark Muro to discuss Christmas 2007, an exciting holiday showcase presented by the Anchorage...

Stage Talk: Cheaper by the Dozen and That Christmassy Feeling

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This week on Stage Talk, three actors from the Valley Performing Arts discuss Cheaper by the Dozen. Plus, Shane Mitchell and Erin Dagon promote...

Stage Talk: Cyrano and The Elephant's Child

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This week on Stage Talk, host Mark Muro chats with Mark Lutwak, director of Cyrano at Cyrano's Off-Center Playhouse and Yngvil Vaten Guttu and...

Stage Talk: Perfect Wedding and The Snow Dragon

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A combination of riotous farce and touching love story, the Alaska Community Theatre presents Perfect Wedding. Director, Don Love and actor, Oliver Siemens...

Stage Talk: Scared Scriptless and We Bombed in New Haven

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Members of the Scared Scriptless improvisation troop, Jason Martin and Warren Weinstein are this week's guests on Stage Talk with Mark Muro. From...

Stage Talk: My Heart Runs in Two Directions at Once and Refugee Nation

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This week on Stage Talk, host Mark Muro is joined by Alaska Native Storyteller, Jack Dalton from My Heart Runs in Two Directions at...

Stage Talk: Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio

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This week on Stage Talk, host Mark Muro is joined by Tom Getty, Amanda Pabyan and Torrie Allen from the Anchorage Opera's presentation of...

Stage Talk: Sherlock Holmes and Spontaneous Combustion

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Host Mark Muro chats with Garry Forester from Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles and conductor of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Randy...

Stage Talk: Doubt and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

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Brothers Wayne and Shane Mitchell play Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Jamie Newsom joins Mark Muro to discuss Doubt with veteran director Dick Reichman...