Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour, Theater for a New Audience’s production of A Doll’s House, Himself and Nora @ Minetta Lane, An Act of God with Sean Hayes, Debbie Gravitte’s Bond & Beyond, and West Side Story @ Paper Mill Playhouse. We also discuss the featured actor/actress in a play/musical Tony nominations.
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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, 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, Everything Sondheim 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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Notes and links for the podcast.
JM + PF + MP: Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour @ Lyric Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St.
PF: Theater for a New Audience’s production of A Doll’s House, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn, through June 12, 2016
MP: Himself and Nora @ Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane
PF: An Act of God with Sean Hayes @ Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., through September 4, 2016
MP: Debbie Gravitte’s Bond & Beyond @ NJPAC
PF: West Side Story @ Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive Millburn, NJ, through June 26, 2016
Tony Awards: Featured Actor/Actress in a Play/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Reed Birney, The Humans
Bill Camp, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
David Furr, Noises Off
Richard Goulding, King Charles III
Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
Andrea Martin, Noises Off
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
Christopher Jackson, Hamilton
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Television & Film:
She Loves Me from She Loves Me (2016 Broadway Cast Recording)
Poppa’s Blues from Starlight Express Cast Recording, Import, Original recording remastered
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