This Week on Broadway for May 6, 2012: Ted Chapin, Nice Work, Columnist, Don’t Dress and Leap of Faith


Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Ted Chapin of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Peter and Michael review the openings of Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Columnist, Don’t Dress for Dinner, and Leap of Faith.

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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook
Newark Star Ledger
Masterworks Broadway: Tuesday
Kritzerland: Friday
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James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook

Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook
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Ted Chapin, President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein

Sound of Music @ Carnegie Hall

Cinderella / Douglas Carter Beane

Encores Pipe Dream recording release

Tony Awards


Tony Nominations by Production
Once – 11
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess – 10
Nice Work If You Can Get It – 10
Peter and the Starcatcher – 9
Follies – 8
Newsies – 8
Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman – 7
One Man, Two Guvnors – 7
Other Desert Cities – 5
Clybourne Park – 4
End of the Rainbow – 3
Evita – 3
Ghost the Musical – 3
Bonnie & Clyde – 2
Don’t Dress for Dinner – 2
Gore Vidal’s The Best Man – 2
Jesus Christ Superstar – 2
Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark – 2
Venus in Fur – 2
Wit – 2
The Columnist – 1
Leap of Faith – 1
The Lyons – 1
Lysistrata Jones – 1
Man and Boy – 1
Master Class – 1
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever – 1
The Road to Mecca – 1
Stick Fly – 1
A Streetcar Named Desire – 1

Apr 24: Nice Work If You Can Get It – IMPERIAL THEATRE
Apr 25: The Columnist – SAMUEL J. FRIEDMAN THEATRE
Apr 26: Don’t Dress for Dinner – AMERICAN AIRLINES THEATRE
Apr 26: Leap of Faith – ST. JAMES THEATRE

Drama Desk Awards Reinstate Orchestrations Category; Nominees Announced

Moose Murders correction:
Steven Carl McCasland. I am the Artistic Director of Beautiful Soup (as well as the co-director and co-star (Howie) of MOOSE MURDERS)
Beautiful Soup Theater Collective

Me and My Shadows by Lorna Luft

Exit Introductions

Explicit: No


Queen of the Mist: There Is Greatness In Me

Leap of Faith: Step Into The Light

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