Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Ute Lemper. We talk about BroadwayCon. Reviews include Our Mother’s Brief Affair, La Boheme @ Met.
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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: Ute Lemper
Ute Lemper’s career is vast and varied, having made her mark in films, recordings and on theater and concert stages around the world. As a recording artist, her discography thus far encompasses more than 30 albums over 30 years, including 2012’s Grammy-nominated Paris Days, Berlin Nights on Steinway & Sons. She has been lauded for her interpretations of Berlin cabaret songs, the works of Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht and the Chansons of Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Leo Ferre, Jacques Prevert and Nino Rota, among many others—not to mention her own compositions. She has recorded the music of Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Philip Glass and Nick Cave, and was named Billboard’s Crossover Artist of the Year for 1993–1994.
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After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearthed. / Simple questions about our lives torn between happiness and sorrow and defined by hope, intelligence and desire to love as much as the capacity to hate and destroy…
This is not about the absolute truth of life or death. Despite all futile arguments it will stay a mystery. / But it is about knowledge that helps us live and confront the challenges of day to day life. / A simple knowledge of the heart.
4. The Story of Accra*
8. The Word and the Virtue
11. Paulo’s Story*
12. A Thought
*featuring Paulo Coelho
PF + JM: BroadwayCon
JM + PF + MP: Our Mother’s Brief Affair
MP: La Boheme @ Met
MP: Japanese Ambassador’s home Trip of Love @ Stage 42
Hello Dolly with Bette Midler
Television & Film:
Ken Billington on Ken Davenport’s podcast
PF: Atlantic Theatre Company Skeleton Crew
PF: Irish Rep Burial of Theives
02 All That Jazz
12 My Own Best Friend
THE 9 SECRETS
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