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.
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: 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
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