Playtime Radio: A Mural Project, Dance Shoes and a Doorman’s Memories

We collaborate with Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall and appear on their Sunday afternoon arts radio show once or twice a month. They’re on WCGO, 1590AM and 95.9FM, each Sunday from 1 to 3pm and streaming on Facebook. You can listen to each week’s Playtime right here on our site. Here’s host Bill Turck’s description of what you’ll hear on Playtime’s latest edition.

In Hour One, how many times can Bill say “ A new drinking game! what’s trending at Third Coast Review on plays, film, music and a special report from the Toronto Film Festival. Also, On the show today? Who isn’t on the show today! Messejah Washington and Noah Polk check in about a massive mural project in Bronzeville. Joanie Bayhack lands on her feet with a brand new career…in dance shoes with BeMoved Dance, and they are throwing a dance and brunch party to raise money for PAWS no kill animal shelter.


In the second hour, an awesome Blame Bill. You can call in 24/7. Blame Bill for anything and you could score prizes, 318-331-2550. Lainie Petersen with the Theater Report. Author and legendary doorman from The Exit, Chicago’s original DIY club, remembers Eddie Money, punk music and why he is John Cusack’s worst nightmare. Artists Bruce Bondy and Jen Stanley stop by with the 411 on the 3rd Annual Northbrook Plein Air Painting Festival. Finally, Tammy Szostek is running for her life, and  Tammy is fighting cancer and her dream is to complete a half marathon to help children get clean drinking water. Tammy and her husband Steve give us an update on the challenge and the fight. We love you, Tammy, and are so proud of you!

Nancy S Bishop
Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S. Bishop is publisher and Stages editor of Third Coast Review. She’s a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and a 2014 Fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You can read her personal writing on pop culture at, and follow her on Twitter @nsbishop. She also writes about film, books, art, architecture and design.

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