James Marino chats with Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy. Peter Filichia and Michael Portantiere join in to talk with Leslie Kritzer and Catherine Cox about the release of the cast recording of The Memory Show. Michael gives us his review of Larry David’s new show Fish in the Dark. Peter reviews Women’s Project Theater’s production of Bright Half Life.
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PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with a new one, “The Great Parade” to be released on April 7th, available everywhere. His columns appear at MTI, Kritzerland, Masterworks Broadway and many other places.
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Guest: Tom Kirdahy, Broadway Producer
Husband of Terrence McNally
Guests: Leslie Kritzer and Catherine Cox
The Memory Show
Music by Zach Redler and book & lyrics by Sara Cooper with cast members Catherine Cox (Baby, Footloose) and Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair, Rooms).
Showing up is half the battle…and then there’s the other half. When a daughter comes home to care for her aging mother, memory is only one land mine in the contemporary new musical. Conflicting versions of the past collide in this honest and darkly funny portrait of a mother, a daughter, and their inescapable relationship.
Catherine Cox: Broadway Triple Threat (theatre training)
Leslie Kritzer: Twitter
MP: Fish in the Dark @ Cort Theatre, 138 West 48th Street, through June 7, 2015
PF: Women’s Project Theater’s production of Bright Half Life @ New York City Center Stage II 131 West 55th Street, through March 22, 2015
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