This Week on Broadway for December 29, 2013: Year in Review


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about the best theatre they have seen in 2013. Peter reports in on A Christmas Story and a few news items.


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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.




Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Betty Blue Eyes in Witichia

Mark Rylance, Richard III, Twelfth Night

Jeff Blumencrantz Murder for Two

Clea Blackhurst

Tony Sheldon

Alexandra Socha Bringing Her Home

Bad Jews

Tracee Chimo

Ann Scoria Grapes of Wrath

Ruben Santiago Hudson  as August Wilson

Fix Me Jesus

Patron Saint of Sea Monsters



Glass Menagerie

August Osage County Film

Michael Urie Buyer and Cellar



Frank Sinatra, Send in the Clowns (not good!)


Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

Side Show @ La Jolla

Daisy and Violet Hilton

Hugh Jackman Exits Brewing Broadway Musical ‘Houdini’

Barbra Streisand on Bette Midler’s performance as Sue Mengers

The Babes of Broadway
Number of Children at Shows Has Been Growing

Peter: A Christmas Story @ The Garden




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Send in the Clowns, performed by Judy Collins


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