This Week on Broadway for June 16, 2013: Michael John LaChiusa and Giant


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Michael John LaChiusa. Also reviewed: The Little Mermaid @ Paper Mill, A Little Night Music @ Arden Theatre Company (Philadelphia), Company @ Signature Theatre (Virginia), The Guardsman @ Kennedy Center, and @ Gayfest NYC: The Loves of Mr. Lincoln and Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde


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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks being his most recent. His columns appear at MTIKritzerlandMasterworks Broadway and many other places.


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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.


Guest: Michael John LaChiusa





News & Reviews: 

MP + PF: Disney’s The Little Mermaid @ Paper Mill Playhouse · 22 Brookside Drive · Millburn, NJ 07041 · 973.376.4343

PF: A Little Night Music – Philadelphia (Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106. For tickets, call 215.922.1122.)

MP: Company @ Signature Theatre • 4200 Campbell Ave. Arlington, Virginia 22206 • Box Office 703 820 9771

MP: The Guardsman @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

PF: Tennessee Williams play cancellation performance

MP: Gayfest NYC

The Loves of Mr. Lincoln by David Brendan Hopes

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman


Post Script:


Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

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Next Week: 

MP: Silver Cord

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

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


Explicit: No




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26. Aurelia Dolores Reprise / Act Two Finale


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