This Week on Broadway for Mar. 16, 2009


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Matthew Murray discuss what is happening in the NYC theater scene. This week we review: Our Town and Blithe Spirit.



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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with a new one, “The Great Parade” to be released on April 7th, available everywhere. His columns appear at MTIKritzerlandMasterworks Broadway and many other places.


James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook



Matthew Murray | [email protected] | Facebook

MATTHEW MURRAY is a theater reviewer and editor for Stage Directions, Theater Mania, and Broadway Stars. He is also a member of the Theatre World Awards board for outstanding stage debuts



Notes and links for the podcast.


PF + MM: Our Town Off-Broadway @ Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St.

MM: Blithe Spirit @ Shubert Theatre, 225 W 44th St.




Death of Ron Silver (AE President)

PF: Brief history of David Hirson’s La Bete

Season Ahead:

PF: Yasmina Reza’z God of Carnage @ Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

MM: Neil LaBute’s reasons to be pretty @ Lyceum Theatre

iSondheim: aMusical Revue  @Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre – financial prompted                                          cancelation

West Side Story Revival @ Palace Theatre

Love Never Dies across the Pond

Replacement: Phylicia Rashad soon to join Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County @ Music Box Theatre


Plays being performed in Musical Houses

PF: Mamma Mia! – “A marketing tool”











Post Script:



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