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Hosted by Deborah Sharn, New Line Theatre board member, actor, and singer, with Scott Miller, New Line artistic director, playwright, and author of many books on theatre, Break a Leg: Theatre in St. Louis and Beyond is a weekly theatre talk show on KDHX FM 88.1 in St. Louis, every Monday night at 10:10 p.m. The talk is always lively, intelligent, and in-depth -- the kind you can only get from working theatre artists.

Deborah debuted Break a Leg back in the mid-1990s and Scott joined the team as co-host (after several appearances as a guest) in 1998. Past guests have included Broadway composers Stephen Schwartz, Adam Guettel, Laurence O'Keefe, Henry Krieger, Rupert Holmes, and Jeanine Tesori; Broadway lyricists Amanda Green and Bill Russell; Broadway legend Barbara Cook; Broadway and film stars Eartha Kitt, Ted Neeley, Ken Page, Andrea Marcovicci, Dee Hoty, Patrick Cassidy, and B.D. Wong; Broadway actors Doug Storm, Deven May, Marin Mazzie, and Norbert Leo Butz; Broadway and cabaret stars Liz Callaway, Judy Kaye, Debbie Gravitte, and Craig Rubano; New York cabaret legend Steve Ross; Broadway producer Rocco Landesman; Broadway playwright Eve Ensler; the legendary stage director Anne Bogart; former New York Times senior theatre critic Frank Rich, stage, screen, and TV star John Astin; comedian and Broadway star Jackie Mason; plus other visiting actors and directors, cast members from current Broadway and off Broadway hits, and local writers, actors, directors, designers, critics, and more. 

It's the only show in town where working theatre artists interview working theatre artists. Don't miss Break a Leg, every Monday night at 10:10 p.m., part of the KDHX Arts Block, following Nancy Kranzberg's Arts Interviews.

And if you miss the show on Monday night, you can always catch it later during the week in podcast on the KDHX-FM website, at http://kdhx.org/ondemand/podcasts/breakaleg

To contact the hosts about your upcoming shows, email Deborah at deborahsharn@earthlink.net.

Also check out the "Break a Leg" Facebook page, at http://www.facebook.com/breakalegstl



April 21, 2014 - Stage and screen actor Ed Asner

April 14, 2014 - Rick Dildine, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

April 7, 2014 - Taylor Gruenloh, Tesseract Theatre's A Path Far From Here

Mar. 31, 2014 - Peter Banholzer, Jeff Loyd, Hawthorne Players' Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Mar. 24, 2014 - Dave Stewart, composer, Ghost the Musical

Mar. 17, 2014 - Seth Gordon, The Rep's Ignite New Play Festival

Mar. 10, 2014 - William Roth, St. Louis Actors' Studio

Mar. 3, 2014 - Teresa Doggett, Dramatic License's Shirley Valentine

Feb. 24, 2014 - Broadway Actor Dee Hoty

Feb. 17, 2014 - Matthew Dewey, Stephen Kruse, Peabody Opera House

Feb. 10, 2014 - Jan Meyer, Colin Nichols, West End Players' Lovers

Jan. 27, 2104 - Linda Kennedy, Evann De-Bose, The Black Rep's For Colored Girls...

Jan. 20, 2014 - Bobby Miler, John Pierson, Actors Studio's The Ride Down Mt. Morgan

Jan. 13, 2014 - Steve Peirick, Jan Meyer, Kirkwood Theatre Guild's All My Sons


Dec. 30, 2013 - Judith Newmark, The Year in St. Louis Theatre

Dec. 23, 2013 - Joe Hanrahan, Solemn Mockeries

Dec. 16, 2013 - Kim Esop Wylie, ITC's The Velveteen Rabbit

Dec. 9, 2013 - Ron Himes, The Black Rep

Dec. 2, 2013 - Susan Claassen, A Conversation with Edith Head

Nov. 18, 2013 - Glen Berger, author of Song of Spider-Man

Nov. 11, 2013 - Charlie Robin, Edison Theatre at Washington University

Nov. 4, 2013 - Ken Clark, Terry Sibbitts, Kirkwood Theatre Guild

Oct. 28, 2013 - Steve Woolf, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Oct. 21, 2013 - Lara Teeter, Variety Children's Theatre's Peter Pan

Oct. 14, 2013 - Christopher Harris, Magan Wiles, Upstream Theatre's Diary of a Madman

Oct. 7, 2013 - Larry Marsh, Hawthorne Players' Voices of Valhalla

Sept. 30, 2013 - Broadway actor Mary Gordon Murray

Sept. 23, 2013 - Robert Ashton, West End Players Guild's Lonesome Hollow

Sept. 16, 2013 - John O'Hurley, Chicago at the Fox

Sept. 9, 2013 - Nathan Lee Graham, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, The Rep's Cabaret

Sept. 2, 2013 - Bess Moynihan, HotCity's Entertaining Mr. Sloane

Aug. 26, 2013 - Christina Rios, Pete Winfrey, R-S Theatrics' Parade

Aug. 19, 2013 - Wayne Salomon, Max and Louie's The Lyons

Aug. 12, 2013 - Steve Callahan, Jack Dryden, Encore's RED

Aug. 5, 2013 - Ryan Foizey, Theatre Lab's The Sunset Limited

July 29, 2013 - Seth Gordon, off Broadway's Bill W. and Dr. Bob

July 22, 2013 - Jason Graae, St. Louis Cabaret Conference

July 15, 2013 - Quin Gerhsam, Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre

July 8, 2013 - Mike Isaacson, The Muny's 2013 Season

July 1, 2013 - Donna Northcott, St. Louis Shakespeare's Summer Season

June 24, 2013 - Jack Lane, Stages St. Louis' 2013 Summer Season

June 17, 2013 - Shannon Sturges, St. Louis Fringe Festival

June 10, 2013 - Zachary Allen Farmer, New Line Theatre's Bukowsical

June 3, 2013 - Eleanor Mullin, Emily Robinson, Act Inc.'s Summer Season

May 27, 2013 - Ron Himes, Cedric Neal, The Wiz

May 20, 2013 - Donna Weinsting, Max & Louie's Mrs. Mannerly

May 13, 2013 - Edward Coffield, Todd Schaefer, NJT's Shlemiel the First

May 6, 2013 - Broadway star Norbert Leo Butz

Apr. 29, 2013 - Milt Zoth, Gary Wayme Barker, Waiting for Godot

Apr. 22, 2013 - Taylor Gruenloh, Tesseract Theatre's Fool for Love

Apr. 15, 2013 - Rick Dildine, Shakespeare Festival STL's Twelfth Night

Apr. 8, 2013 - Gary Bell, Stray Dog Theatre's Gypsy

Apr. 1, 2013 - Jerry McAdams, Caitlin Mickey, West End Players Guild's Opus

Mar. 25, 2013 - Marcia Copeland, The Rep's WiseWrite Festival

Mar. 18, 2013 - OnSite Theatre's Childcare

Mar. 11, 2013 - John Reidy, Dramatic License Productions' Boeing Boeing

Mar. 4, 2013 - Seth Gordon, The Rep's Ignite Series and Venus in Fur

Feb. 25, 2013 - Steve Callahan, Mark Abels, Lillies of the Field

Feb. 18, 2013 - Michael Riedel, New York Post columnist

Feb. 11, 2013 - Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, songwriters for Smash

Feb. 4, 2013 - Jon Jory, Director and Playwright

Jan. 28, 2013 - Rita Gardner, Broadway and off Broadway actor-singer

Jan. 21, 2013 - David Lindsay-Abaire, Broadway playwright

Jan. 14, 2013 - John Forslund, producer o, Let My People Come, off Broadway

Jan. 7, 2013 - Ken Page, writer-director, Upstream Theatre's Cafe Chanson


For a list of guests before 2013, click here.

To learn more about these St. Louis theatre companies, click here.

Visit the KDHX website for a full programming schedule.