This Week on Broadway for April 15, 2012: Stephen Flaherty, Magic/Bird and Evita


Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Stephen Flaherty. Also discussed, the openings of Magic/Bird and Evita, Mikado @ Carnegie Hall, The Big Meal, I Do, I Do @ Bickford and The Last Five Years @ Crossroads

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Once on this Island @ Paper Mill

NY Pops Monday April 30 @ Carnegie Hall

Movie of Lucky Stiff in pre-production directed by Christopher Ashley, shooting this summer (2012). Starring Dominic Marsh (British actor known for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)

Stephen Flaherty: Composer of the Broadway musicals Ragtime, Seussical, Once on This Island. He has also contributed music to Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life. Stephen has also written four musicals produced at Lincoln Center Theatre: The Glorious Ones, Dessa Rose, A Man of No Importance, and My Favorite Year. Other theater scores include Lucky Stiff and Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein

Film credits include Anastasia, Bartok the Magnificent and the documentary After The Storm.

Mr. Flaherty serves on the Dramatists Guild Council, where he co-chairs the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program for emerging writers with Lynn Ahrens, his longtime writing partner.

You can see his website at

MP + PF: Magic/Bird

PF + MP: Evita

MP: Mikado @ Carnegie Hall

MP: The Big Meal

PF: I Do, I Do @ Bickford Theater in Morris Township

PF: The Last Five Years @ Crossroads

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Exit Introductions

Next Week: One Man, Two Guvnors, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Judith of Bethulia, Starring Charles Busch

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