James Marino, Michael Portantiere and Carey Purcell talk with Raul Esparza. Reviews include City Center’s Wild Party, Shows for Days, Ruthless, Penn & Teller On Broadway, and a brief discussion about Jan Maxwell and the future of women on Broadway.
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PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, his most recent is, “The Great Parade”, available everywhere. His columns appear at MTI, Kritzerland, Masterworks Broadway, Broadway Select 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 theatrical photographer whose photos have appeared in The New York Times and other major publications. You can see his photography work at FollowSpotPhoto.com.
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Carey Purcell is a staff writer and the features editor of Playbill.com. Her new column, “A Woman’s World” focuses on covering women’s issues, both on and Off-Broadway by highlighting successful women in the industry and the challenges they have faced. She can be followed on Twitter @PlaybillCarey and at her blog CareyPurcell.com.
Notes and links for the podcast.
Guest: Raul Esparza
CP + MP + JM: Wild Party @ Encores! Off-Center, Jul 15 – 18, 2015
Stephen Pasquale – Carousel (Chicago) on video
CP + MP: Shows for Days @ Lincoln Center Theater – Mitzi E. Newhouse, 150 West 65th Street
MP: Ruthless @ St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W 46th St
CP: On Jan Maxwell retiring
Jan Maxwell talks about her latest role Off Broadway—and why it will be her last
One of New York’s greatest troupers is set to retire after she reprises a smashing role in Scenes from an Execution
Joseph Mulry: Penn & Teller On Broadway @ Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway
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