Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Tim Federle. James chats with Lindsay Barenz from Maxamoo. We review Outside Mullingar, Machinal, The Physicists, Craving for Travel and Row After Row.
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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 MTI, Kritzerland, Masterworks Broadway and many other places.
MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at TalkinBroadway, The Sondheim Review and BroadwayStars. He is also a photographer whose work can be seen at FollowSpotPhoto.com and many other places on the internet.
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Guest: Lindsay Barenz
Lindsay is the founder and CEO of Maxamoo, a startup company in New York City that makes recommendations to theater beyond Broadway. She’s not an actor, director, or producer, she’s just an independent lover of theater who wants to make it easier for people to find diverse arts and culture in the City.
Guest: Tim Federle
Tim Federle grew up in San Francisco and Pittsburgh before moving to New York to dance on Broadway, where he appeared in the original casts of THE LITTLE MERMAID and GYPSY before coaching the child stars of BILLY ELLIOT. Tim’s debut novel for kids, BETTER NATE THAN EVER – described as “Judy Blume as seen through a Stephen Sondheim lens” by Huffington Post—was named a New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book of 2013, a Slate.com Favorite Book of 2013, and made Amazon and Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year lists. The sequel, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, NATE!, follows Nate Foster’s further adventures onstage and off, and was named an Amazon Best Book of the Month. Find the author at TimFederle.com and on Twitter @TimFederle.
PF + MP: Outside Mullingar @ Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street
MP + JM: Machinal @ Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street
PF: The Physicists by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Translated by James Kirkup, Directed by Sina Heiss
Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Arts Program @ The Connelly, 220 East 4th Street (January 22-25, 2014)
PF: Craving for Travel @ Peter J. Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street
PF: Row After Row produced by Women’s Project Theater @ New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street
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