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James Marino talks with Anika Larsen. Peter Filichia and Michael Portantiere join in to review the Atlantic Theater Company’s production of Posterity and Broadway By The Year: The Broadway Musicals of 1941-1965 @ The Town Hall. In the news, we talk about why Honeymoon in Vegas is closing, it looks like Hunchback won’t make it across the river, Audra takes to twitter, Cats has a fall 2016 revival, Al Pacino in China Doll and Tommy Tune’s Tenth Tony!
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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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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.
Notes and links for the podcast.
Guest: Anika Larsen
Anika Larsen: Sing You To Sleep
This Week on Broadway for May 18, 2014: Anika Larsen
PF: Atlantic Theater Company’s production of Posterity @ Linda Gross Theater 336 West 20th Street
MP: Broadway By The Year: The Broadway Musicals of 1941-1965 @ The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street
JM: The Heidi Chronicles @ The Music Box Theatre, 239 West 45th Street
Broadway Break Up – Honeymoon In Vegas Closes Today by Andrew Gans
What’s Playing on Broadway (new website in development)
Paper Mill Hunchback rumor: no transfer to Broadway in the works.
Audra McDonald Rips Indiana Governor Over Law
The Broadway singer and actress tweeted her disgust with the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.
Musicals Tonight! Pardon My English by George & Ira Gershwin, April 7-19, 2015
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats Revival Likely to Arrive on Broadway in Fall 2016 by Andrew Gans
Fran Kranz Will Join Al Pacino in David Mamet’s China Doll; Broadway Dates & Theater Set by Imogen Lloyd Webber
Broadway Legend Tommy Tune Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2015 Tonys by Imogen Lloyd Webber
Scott Rudin bringing ‘Groundhog Day’ to Broadway
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Brian Stokes Mitchell going into 20th Century for Peter Gallagher?
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