This Week on Broadway for March 11, 2013: Klea Blackhurst


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Klea Blackhurst. Also, we review Ann, The Drawer Boy, Jackie @ Women’s Project, RENT @ Wagner College, The Lying Lesson and Hit The Wall


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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



Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook

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


Notes and links for the podcast.


Klea Blackhurst



PF: Ann @ Vivian Beaumont Theatre

MP: The Drawer Boy @ the June Havoc Theatre in the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 W. 36th Street) produced by Oberon Theatre Ensemble

PF: Jackie @ Women’s Project, City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street, NYC, February 24 – March 31, 2013

MP: RENT @ Wagner College on Staten Island directed by Michele Pawk

PF: The Lying Lesson @ Atlantic Theater Company, Linda Gross Theater, 336 W 20th St., Feb 20- Mar 31

PF: Hit The Wall @ Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street New York, NY 10014) through July 7th

MP: Megan Hilty @ NY Pops

MP: Elaine Paige @ Town Hall


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Post Script:

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Explicit: No



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