City Lights: Hedwig At Pinch N Ouch Theater; MST3K Bots; And More

Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo are making the Center for Puppetry Arts their new home. You might recognize the hilarious puppets from the cult TV show "Mystery Science Theater 3000."
Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo are making the Center for Puppetry Arts their new home. You might recognize the hilarious puppets from the cult TV show "Mystery Science Theater 3000."
Credit Therese Aun/Center Puppetry Arts

Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:32: Lois Reitzes talks with producing artistic director Grant McGowen and actor Andy Fleming of Pinch N’ Ouch Theatre about their production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Their production of the rock musical runs through March 2.
  • 19:57: Producer Myke Johns went to the Center for Puppetry Arts to see the unveiling of two new residents over the weekend, Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo, characters from the television show “Mystery Science Theatre 3000. The bots are on display at the Center for Puppetry arts and will be celebrating with a screen of “Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Movie” on March 9.
  • 25:46: Reitzes speaks with Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me panelist, comedian, and actor Faith Salie about her book “Approval Junkie” and the process of adapting it into a one-woman show premiering at the Alliance Theatre in April.
  • 33:15: James Beard Award-winning chef Raghavan Iyer talks with Reitzes about his cookbook celebrating the simplicity and versatility of the humble potato.