'Prelude,' 'Talk Radio' kick off spring
A play-heavy spring on Broadway picked up the pace with two openings last week.After the opening-night perf of the Roundabout’s revival of “Prelude to a Kiss” on Thursday, star John Mahoney talked about the finer points of embodying, for part of the show, the woman played by Annie Parisse in Craig Lucas‘ soul-swapping fairy tale. “I had her say a lot of my lines, and then of course I watched how she sat,” Mahoney said. “I had to remember to keep my knees together!” A few days later a wide array of Gotham thesps turned out for the Sundaybow of “Talk Radio” starring Liev Schreiber. Along with Naomi Watts, Natalie Portman, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon, what seemed like the entire cast of every “Law & Order” iteration —- crammed into Bar Americain to fete the “Radio” cast, which includes “L&O: SVU” co-star Stephanie March. It was March’s hubby who provided the venue: March is married to Bar Americain’s chef-restaurateur Bobby Flay.