In the Studio: O’Toole, McKean & Carr tape Overheard 3/8

Overheard taping announcement

Please join KLRU’s Overheard with Evan Smith for three back-to-back tapings on Friday, March 8. We’ve listed the start times for each taping to allow you to attend individual interviews as well. Please note, once a taping has started entry may not be allowed. RSVP at the link on the left. Each taping takes place in KLRU’s Studio 6A (map). One RSVP will work for all three tapings. RSVP here

Annette O’Toole

Annette O’Toole at 1:15 pm
(doors will open at 12:45 pm) RSVP here
Annette O’Toole is a Houston-born film, TV and stage actress. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song with her husband Michael McKean in the film A Mighty Wind in 2004. O’Toole is best known to TV audiences for playing Martha Kent in Smallville. She is in Austin being honored by the Texas Film Hall of Fame.

Michael McKeanMichael McKean at 2:15 pm
(doors will open as soon as O’Toole interview is complete) RSVP here
Actor Michael McKean was introduced to TV audiences when he played Lenny on Laverne & Shirley. He went on to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. McKean is probably best known for his role in This is Spinal Tap, which he also helped write. He recently starred in The Best Man on Broadway, a role he had to give up when he was hit by a car in New York City last year. McKean is in Austin to present his wife, Annette O’Toole, an award on behalf of the Texas Film Hall of Fame.


NYTCREDIT: Earl Wilson/The New York Times5-15-2012

David Carr at 3:15 pm
(doors will open as soon as McKean interview is complete) RSVP here
New York Times columnist David Carr has written about the business of the media for 25 years. Prior to joining the Times in 2002, Carr wrote for the Atlantic Montlhy and New York Magazine. His memoir, The Night of the Gun, uses investigative reporting tactics to chronicle his personal struggles with drug abuse. He is in Austin for SXSW Interactive.

We hope you’ll be there as Overheard with Evan Smith continues a third season of great conversation with fascinating people, always on the news and always with a sense of humor. The show features in-depth interviews with a mix of guests from politics, the arts, literature, journalism, business, sports and more, and reaches PBS viewers from California to Florida. We’d love to see you in the studio for the interview, and for a chance to join the audience Q&A after the interview.