This Week on Broadway for March 4, 2012: Carrie, Make Mine Manhattan


Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk about Carrie, Make Mine Manhattan, Romeo & Juliet, Hurt Village and Tribes, as well as some of the week’s news.

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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

Newark Star Ledger

Masterworks Broadway: Tuesday

Kritzerland: Friday

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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook


Peter: Carrie MCC Theater at The Lucille Lortel Theatre through Apr 22

‘Carrie’ Creators Resurrect A Legendary Flop

The musical adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Carrie is one of Broadway’s most famous disasters. Now the show’s original writers are back — with a completely reworked version.

Michael and Peter: Make Mine Manhattan, March 1 – 17, 2012 @ THE CONNELLY THEATRE (Unsung Musicals)

Michael: Romeo & Juliet – all male – at The Chernuchin Theater at American Theater of Actors 154 West 54th Street through March 17

Peter: Hurt Village & Tribes

Attention Must Be Paid: Death of a Salesman

Disney’s The Jungle Book Will Premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre by
Tony winner Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses) will write and direct the premiere stage production of Disney’s The Jungle Book, according to The Chicago Tribune. Based on the classic 1967 animatd film, which …

Julie Taymor and Spider-Man back in court – Vast right wing conspiracy

2012 Tony Calendar Revealed! Nominations to Be Announced May 1
by BroadwayWorld
The 2012 Tony Award Nominations Announcement will take place live from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center.


In New York we’re starved of plays, says Stephen Sondheim by Matt Wolf
The master of the modern musical adores London, a city he first visited in 1952, and it’s safe to say that the capital more than repays Stephen Sondheim’s affections. The veteran Broadway composer and lyricist …


Hugh Jackman Tells Kristin Chenoweth: ‘You Gotta’ Do On the Twentieth Century by
Broadway darling Kristin Chenoweth is plotting her return to the stage as the star of a 2013 Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the musical On the Twentieth Century. Cheering her on is heartthrob Hugh Jackma…


Chita Rivera to return to Broadway with a mystery
by Mark Kennedy
The timeless Chita Rivera is returning to Broadway in a murder whodunit musical that’s perfect for this new age: It’s interactive.


[Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday that Rivera will star in a revival of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” this fall at its Studio 54 theater under the direction of Scott Ellis.]

In ’Sleep’ trouble by Michael Riedel
Composer Michael Garin was getting ready to decamp to Los Angeles to work on the new musical “Sleepless in Seattle” when his girlfriend looked up from her computer and said, “You’ve been canned.” “I…


Broadway Backwards: Monday, March 5, 8 pm @ Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Broadway Beauty Pageant: Monday, March 19, 2012 at 8PM @ Symphony Space

Exit Introductions

Explicit: No

Music: Music from Carrie supplied by the production

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