This Week on Broadway for June 26, 2016: I’ll Say She Is, NT Live One Man, Two Guv’nors


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Matt Tamanini discuss I’ll Say She Is, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamilton fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, NYP and Deadline no longer review theater, Himself and Nora, Phoenix Rising: Girls and the Secrets We Keep, and NT Live: One Man, Two Guv’nors.


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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 MTIMasterworks BroadwayBroadway 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

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MATT TAMANINI is BroadwayWorld’s Senior TV and Film Critic and the host of the “Some Like it Pop” podcast, which is available on iTunes and Stitcher. You can connect with Matt on Twitter at @BWWMatt.

Notes and links for the podcast.


PF: I’ll Say She Is (Marx Brothers Musical) @ Connelly Theater, 220 East 4th Street, through July 3, 2016

JM: The Public Theater’s production of The Taming of the Shrew @ The Delacorte Theater in Central Park, through June 26, 2016


Hamilton: An American Musical with special guest Hillary Rodham Clinton

Jeremy Gerard, a prolific and widely read arts reporter and critic, was laid off by two years and two months after the news outlet hired him to oversee its expansion of New York media and theater coverage.

PF: Himself and Nora @ Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane

PF: The Telling Company’s production of Phoenix Rising: Girls and the Secrets We Keep @ The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street


Television & Film: 

NT Live: One Man, Two Guv’nors

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s “Romeo and Juliet”
July 7th at 7:30pm local time
Downton Abbey’s Lily James and Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden.
Branagh and Rob Ashford direct

NT Live “The Audience”
July 19th at 7:00pm local time
Helen Mirren

JUNE 30: She Loves Me live stream this week BroadwayHD


Hairspray Live w/Kristin Chenoweth- Velma Von Tussle
Harvey Fierstein, Martin Short, Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, and introducing Maddie Baillio

A Few Good Men Live directed by Scott Ellis
aiming for February 2017

La La Land

Florence Foster Jenkins






Post Script:

Shuffle Along closing notice


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Explicit: No


Music from “Shuffle Along, or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed” provided by the production.

06 You’re Lucky To Me

02 I’m Just Simply Full Of Jazz


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