This Week on Broadway for October 20, 2013: Rebecca Luker, William Blake


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Rebecca Luker about going into Cinderella and her career. We also chat with William Blake about Echoes of Etta: A Tribute to Etta James. Reviews: A Night with Janis Joplin, The Winslow Boy, Romeo & Juliet at Classic Stage Company, Fun Home at The Public Theater and How to Be a New Yorker.



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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.


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.

Guest: Rebecca Luker

Rebecca Luker Cast in New Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty Musical Little Dancer




Guest: William Blake

Birdland Jazz Club: William Blake in Echoes of Etta II
Featuring Michael Thomas Murray & The Peaches
Monday, October 28 at 7pm
315 West 44th Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036

For tickets and more information, please visit
For more information and reservations call 212-581-3080.


MP + PF + JM: A Night with Janis Joplin

PF + JM: The Winslow Boy

MP + PF: Romeo & Juliet at Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003

PF: Fun Home at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

MP: How to Be a New Yorker at The Screening Room Theater, Planet Hollywood Times Square 1540 Broadway






Post Script:




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Rebecca Luker, River

William Blake, sound clips provided by the production



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