This Week on Broadway for September 27, 2015: John Bolton


Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere chat with John Bolton. Carey Purcell reviews Spring Awakening, Peter reviews The Awful Truth, and they both weigh in on The Christians. Matt Tamanini talks about the Emmy Awards and Denzel Washington’s August Wilson project on HBO. The Hamilton OBCR is released this week!



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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 MTIKritzerlandMasterworks BroadwayBroadway Select and many other places.

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MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at TalkinBroadwayThe 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

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CAREY PURCELL is a staff writer and the features editor of 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

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MATT TAMANINI is BroadwayWorld’s Senior TV and Film critic and writes across other BroadwayWorld sites, including BroadwayWorld Orlando. He is also the site’s Advertising and Database Manager. Matt is a director, producer, and playwright and serves as the Executive and Co-Artistic Director of The Squeaky Wheel Theatre Project in Orlando. You can connect with Matt through Twitter @BWWMatt.


Notes and links for the podcast.

Guest: John Bolton


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Twitter: @itsjohnbolton

Instagram: itsjohnbolton

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CP: Spring Awakening @ Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street, through January 9, 2016

PF: The Awful Truth, Metropolitan Playhouse, 220 East Fourth Street, through October 18, 2015

PF + CP: The Christians @ Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street, through October 25, 2015

— Pope Visit to New York

— Carey’s article on faith in Broadway Community

Church vs. Stage: Actors of Faith on Supporting Equal Rights by Carey Purcell


CP: Elevator Repair Service’s production of Fondly, Collette Richland @ New York Theatre Workshop, 79 E. 4th Street, through October 18, 2015




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MT: Denzel Washington to Direct and Star in August Wilson Plays for HBO

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Hamilton Cast Recording released


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Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

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