BROADWAYRADIO

06/23/09

This Week on Broadway for Monday, June 22, 2009 — The Wiz

Guests:
Peter Filichia — TheaterMania.com and Newark Star Ledger
Matthew Murray — Chief Theater Critic for TalkinBroadway.com and BroadwayStars.com
Topics:
The Wiz @ Encores
Ashanti
Wiz history
Audience development for The Wiz
Crossroads Theatre Company
Tyler Perry
“HOME” as an audition song for Ron LaRosa
Was this the right show for Encores?
Anyone Can Whistle coming
Is Ashanti ready for Broadway – CA on her headshot (or NFU)
August: Osage County and Irena’s Vow closing June 28
Phylicia Rashad joins August: Osage County
Irena’s Vow closing
Tovah is a one woman publicity campaign and tireless worked for her shows.
The Tony Awards eliminating the Special Theatrical Event category
Glory Days getting a cast recording on Ghost Light
A movie version of City of Angels
Would Miss Saigon make a good movie?
Neil LaBute news: his latest MCC play canceled
Ashton Kutcher maybe coming to Broadway in Fat Pig
T.R. Knight in Parade at Mark Taper Forum
Opening Music: Foolish by Ashanti
Closing Music: The Old Red Hills of Home from Parade (Original Broadway Cast)
Link to MP3


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