This Week on Broadway for July 10, 2016: DC Theater – La Cage aux Folles and The Bridges of Madison County


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss La Cage aux Folles @ Signature Theatre (DC), The Bridges of Madison County National Tour, Simon Says @ Lynn Redgrave Theater, Bobby Rydell Midsummer Night Swing, the Vassar workshop of The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd, John McMartin passes away, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s last show and the 2016 Jimmy Award Winners.


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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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Notes and links for the podcast.


MP: La Cage aux Folles @ Signature Theatre (DC) through July 10, 2016

MP: The Bridges of Madison County @ The Kennedy Center (Tour)

PF: Simon SaysLynn Redgrave Theater, 45 Bleecker Street, through July 30, 2016

MP: Bobby Rydell Midsummer Night Swing, Presented by Lincoln Center



PF: No review — discussion of Roar of the Greasepaint Smell of the Crowd @ Vassar

John McMartin @ IBDB

New York Times: John McMartin, ‘Sweet Charity’ Star on Stage and Screen, Is Dead at 86


Lin-Manuel Miranda’s last show at Hamilton last night.

Yahoo Finance? “Creator of the Broadway hit ‘Hamilton’ says goodbye, quietly by Mark Kennedy

Facebook Stream — curtain call

The West Wing

Cut his hair – auction or smithsonian

Here Are All the Hamilton Posters That Didn’t Make It to Broadway by James Tarmy


2016 Jimmy Award Winners


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