This Week on Broadway for January 5, 2014: Tom Wopat


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Tom Wopat. We also talk about What’s It All About, Marilyn Maye, Lustyness, Kennedy Center Honors, Macbeth, Spider-Man, 2013 Broadway Grosses, and The Hartman Group breaks into three.


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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: Tom Wopat

Wikipedia: Tom Wopat




John Schneider



No Tony For Maria by Andrew Milner for The Sondheim Review (review of Peter’s book Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks)

PF + MP: What’s It All About? Bacharach Reimagined @ New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) through February 2, 2014

MP: Marilyn Maye @ Metropolitan Room

PF: Lustyness: Plays About This Guy Named Lou @ Under St Marks Theater (Elsinore County Theater Company)

36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Macbeth @ Lincoln Center


Low on Funds, ‘Spider-Man’ Dims Its Last LightsEdit Title by Patrick Healy

Broadway Box Office: ‘The Lion King’ Snatches the 2013 Crown from ‘Wicked’

Two Broadway Publicists Hang Out Shingles as Hartman Group Closes

Matt Ross Public Relations

Vivacity Media Group

Polk & Co.


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Tom Wopat – “I Won’t Dance”


Anything You Can Do from Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Broadway Revival Cast)


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