This Week on Broadway for June 2, 2013: Paige Price


Peter Filichia and James Marino talk with Paige Price about Actor’s Equity and Theatre Aspen. Reviews include Caucasian Chalk Circle, Far From Heaven and Lucky Me. Peter talks about Jean Stapleton in Funny Girl.


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PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks coming out May 28th. His columns appear at MTIKritzerlandMasterworks Broadway and many other places.


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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.


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Guest: Paige Price

Paige Price starred in Broadway’s Saturday Night Fever and was in the original cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as well as Smokey Joe’s Café. Her career in Aspen began in 2007, when she starred in TA’s The Last Five Years. Her professional career encompasses performances Off Broadway, in regional theatre and on national and international tours. She has shared the stage with stars such as Tony Bennett, Lou Rawls and Gladys Knight. Her film and television credits include roles in All The Right Moves, Newhart and ED among others and she hosted the Tony Awards’ live Red Carpet web casts from 2002-2005. As a producer, Price’s credits include Midlife:The Crisis Musical! and the National Tour of New York Loves America. She co-produced the critically acclaimed CBS television shows Broadway Under the Stars, Broadway Meets Country at Jazz at Lincoln Center and many other productions and concerts around the country and abroad. For 2 years, Price co-produced the CBS special Holiday in Bryant Park.  Since 2006, Price has been the 1st Vice President of Actors’ Equity Association, the national union for actors and stage managers, and  is also a member of The League of Professional Theatre Women.  She was named by City Speaker Christine C. Quinn to the Theatre Subdistrict Council, an advisory board headed by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg.


News & Reviews: 

PF: Caucasian Chalk Circle @ Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, thru June 23, 2013

PF: Far From Heaven @ Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street, thru July 7, 2013

PF: Lucky Me @ Off Broadway Theatre in New Haven, thru June 9, 2013

LUCKY ME is a one-woman theater piece starring Sachi Parker, the daughter of iconic actress Shirley MacLaine. Based on her recently published memoir, LUCKY ME takes us on a tour of Sachi’s colorful, idiosyncratic, sometimes unbelievable life!!!

Theatre World Awards, Monday, June 3, 2013 @ 6:45PM at The Music Box Theatre

Jean Stapleton, Internet Broadway Database

Jean Stapleton, Wikipedia


Post Script:

Money, off-Broadway show on Theater Row

Vineyard, The Mint,


Next Week: 

MP: Around the World in 80 Days @ THE NEW THEATER at 45th Street, 354 West 45th Street

MP: Caucasian Chalk Circle @ Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, thru June 23, 2013 


Explicit: No



Music montage from “Far From Heaven” provided by the production.


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