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This Week on Broadway for January 27, 2013: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Richard Ouzounian

Peter Filichia, Richard Ouzounian, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk about Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Atlanta Junior Theatre Festival, Pleasures and Palaces and the recordings of Chaplin, Drood, Patti LuPone and Norbert Leo Butz at 54 Below.

 

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Panel:

Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, the most recent being
Broadway MVPs: 1960-2010 – The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons. His columns appear at MTIKritzerlandMasterworks Broadway and many other places.

 

James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook
BroadwayStars

 

Richard Ouzounian
Theatre Critic for Toronto Star,
Writer for Variety, covering the Canadian theater scene
Theatre director, recent project: transgendered Guys & Dolls

 

Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook

MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at The Sondheim Review and BroadwayStars. He is also a photographer whose work can be seen at FollowSpotPhoto.com and many other places on the internet.

 

Notes and links for the podcast.

Broadcasting from The Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT

Topics: 

MP + PF: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Phantom Turns 25

PF: Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta

PF: Pleasures and Palaces, at the Lyric Stage in Irving, TX.

RO: Disney’s Aladdin debuts in Toronto

RO: The Wizard of Oz cast is great but visuals need help

RO: Cirque du Soleil: Hundreds of layoffs expected on Wednesday

RO: Des McAnuff’s production of Tommy at the Stratford Festival, with stops in La Jolla and Broadway?

Filichia Features: Junior Theater Festival ’13 Begins! by Peter Filichia
Atlanta lost a big NFL football game this past weekend, but it certainly emerged victorious in musical theater. The eighth annual Junior Theater Festival once again took over the Renaissance…
LINKED FROM MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL

ArtsBeat: Taymor To Direct ‘Midsummer’ As Inaugural Show For Theater’s New Home by Patrick Healy
The “Spider-Man” and “Lion King” director will return to the stage with an Off Broadway production of Shakespeare’s play at Theater for a New Audience.
LINKED FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES SUBSCRIPTION

Stage version of Aladdin will have world premiere in Toronto by Richard Ouzounian
Disney’s Aladdin stage musical will debut Nov. 13 at Ed Mirvish Theatre
LINKED FROM TORONTO STAR

Roth ups his stake in Jujamcyn
Broadway company’s topper becomes principal owner
LINKED FROM VARIETY

Hollywood Buys Film Rights to B’Way’s JEKYLL AND HYDE by Movies News Desk

The New York Times reports that film producer Mike Medavoy ‘Black Swan’ and Rick Nicita of RP Media have teamed up to buy the film rights to the Broadway musical JEKYLL AND HYDE. The music…
LINKED FROM BROADWAYWORLD

ArtsBeat: Paula Vogel and Betty Buckley Lead List of Theater Hall of Fame Inductees by Patrick Healy
At its 42nd annual induction ceremony, the Theater Hall of Fame will add Paula Vogel, Betty Buckley, Trevor Nunn, Sam Waterston, Christopher Durang, Andre Bishop, Michael Kahn and Martin Pak…
LINKED FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES SUBSCRIPTION

 

MP: Recordings – Chaplin, Drood, 54 Below Patti and Norbert Leo Butz

 

Post Script:

 

 

Explicit: No

 

 

Music:

 

Chaplin: The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording) [Cast Recording]
Tramp Shuffle – Part 2

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (New 2013 Broadway Cast Recording) [Cast Recording]
There You Are

 

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