This Week on Broadway for March 18, 2012: Damn Yankees, Damn Mike Daisey


Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk about Damn Yankees at Paper Mill, Illiad, Beyond the Horizon, The Maids, In This House, Ah Wilderness, 1776, and some of the week’s news.

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PF and MP: Damn Yankees Paper Mill

Damn Yankees at Paper Mill Playhouse

PF: Illiad @ New York Theatre Workshop

PF: Home Sweet Homer

PF: Beyond the Horizon by Eugene O’Neill @ Irish Rep

MP: The Maids @ St. Clements

PF: In This House @ Two River Theater Company in Red Bank, NJ

IN THIS HOUSE, a World Premiere Musical – Preview Trailer

MP: Ah Wilderness @ Arena Stage at the Mead Center (Washington DC)

MP: 1776 @ Ford’s Theater (Washington DC)

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Damn Yankees music from Paper Mill Production

IN THIS HOUSE, a World Premiere Musical – Preview Trailer

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