James Marino

10/23/11

This Week on Broadway for October 23, 2011: Everything is coming up Daisey’s

by James Marino

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Peter Filichia | peter@broadwayradio.com | Facebook
Broadway Musical MVPs, 1960-2010: The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons, is now available through Applause Books and at www.amazon.com
James Marino | james@broadwayradio.com | Twitter | Facebook
Michael Portantiere | michael@broadwayradio.com | Facebook
Topics:
PF: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs by Mike Daisey
Moral Issues Behind iPhone and Its Makers by CHARLES ISHERWOOD
Luna Stage in West Orange, NJ: The Dangers of Electric Lighting by Ben Clawson, Directed by John Henry Davis
MP: Jason Graae Loves Jerry Herman
PF: Sons of the Prophets @ Roundabout’s Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre / Laura Pels Theatre
MP: City Center Renovations
MP: Marquee changes Porgy & Bess
Stars who Produce on Broadway: Does it convert to sales?
Alicia Keys: Stick Fly
Whoopi Goldberg: Sister Act
Bette Midler: Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Oprah Winfrey: The Color Purple
Jay-Z, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith: Fela
Recordings of note:
Anything Goes (Roundabout revival recording)
Jason Graae Perfect Hermany
Melissa Errico Legrand Affair
Anastasia Barzee Dimming of the Day
Jersey Boys Season’s Greetings
OBC: Elf
Ricky’s ‘Evita’ too loca for ‘Follies’ by Michael Riedel
Stephen Sondheim is being tossed to the curb for Andrew Lloyd Webber. The revival of Sondheim’s “Follies,” a surprise hit and a bright spot in an otherwise dreary fall, is grossing more than $1 million a …
LINKED FROM THE NEW YORK POST
Peter and the Starcatcher to Debut on Broadway in Spring 2012 by Dan Bacalzo
Roger Rees and Alex Timbers will once again direct Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher, when the play with music makes its Broadway debut in Spring 2012 at a theater to be announced. Based on the nove…
LINKED FROM THEATERMANIA
Shakespeare’s plays tell us all we need to know about the man – except his identity by Robert McCrum
The elusive playwright’s genius is examined again in Roland Emmerich’s new film. But while the debate about who wrote the plays rages, only one thing remains sure: by his works shall we know him During an age of…
LINKED FROM THE GUARDIAN
News: Disney & Friedman Bring Shakespeare in Love to West End
Oscar-winning 1998 film Shakespeare in Love is being brought to the West End stage by Disney in partnership with producer Sonia Friedman, according to a report in Variety. The screen-to-stage adaptation is bei…
LINKED FROM WHATSONSTAGE
Corrections via Mark Madama: AJ Shively went to the University of Michigan
Exit Introductions
Explicit: No
Music:
Anything Goes
Jason Graae – Perfect Hermany
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James Marino

 

James is a technologist who has an affinity for Broadway, the theatre and music. He started BroadwayStars.com, one of the first Broadway-centric websites in the late 90's. You can usually find James staring at a screen when not seated in a theatre.