This Week on Broadway for December 8, 2014: Douglas Sills


James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Douglas Sills. Peter Filichia joins us to discuss My Favorite Year @ The York Theatre Company, Peter Pan LIVE! on NBC, and The Wall Street Journal’s Joanne Kaufman’s “Confessions of a Broadway Bolter”


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Notes and links for the podcast.

Guest: Douglas Sills





My Favorite Year @ The York Theatre Company (Musicals in Mufti)

Peter Pan LIVE! | NBC
Live Thursday, Dec. 4 8/7c. NBC presents a bold new LIVE television production of the classic Broadway musical Peter Pan, staring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken.

Live Audience?

9 million vs 18 million

8pm vs 7pm

The Music Man



Wall Street Journal: Confessions of a Broadway Bolter by JOANNE KAUFMAN
Ever thought of leaving a performance during intermission? You’re not alone.



Ladies and gents,
My dear friend Rick Miramontez is up in arms about a recent Wall Street Journal article written by Joanne Kaufman, and, as the Journal rejected his letter to the editor, I’m (in the style of my good friend Cindy Adams) throwing him a bone by running it here in its entirety. Rick, take it away…







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