Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere interview Brian Drutman about his many years in the cast recording business. Peter gives us his review of Hamilton and The New Group’s production of Mercury Fur. Michael reviews a few cast recordings. That plus more.
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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.
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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 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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Guest: Brian Drutman
email: [email protected]
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PF: Hamilton @ Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W 46th St
PF: The New Group’s production of Mercury Fur @ The Pershing Square Signature Center, The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street
Coming: GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE
A One Night Only All-Star Reading Directed by Moisés Kaufman
October 5, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Judy Kuhn and Jeanine Tesori Celebrate 20 Years of Disney’s “Pocahontas”
Colors of the Wind from Disney’s Pocahontas
Next Week: Recording evening Monday, 8/31/15, show released Tuesday or Wednesday
Birds of Victorian England — Jason Robert Brown
Johanna in Space — Duncan Sheik
Love is in the Air — David Shire
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