This Week on Broadway for November 27, 2016: Sweat, “Master Harold” … and the boys, Theatre East, and Women of a Certain Age


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Florence Henderson, This Day Forward @ The Vineyard Theatre, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Mary Poppins @ John W. Engeman Theater, Sweat, “Master Harold” … and the boys, Theatre East, and Women of a Certain Age.



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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 | [email protected] | Facebook
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.


Florence Henderson, Upbeat Mom of ‘The Brady Bunch,’ Dies at 82

Florence Henderson IBDB IMDB

MP + PF: This Day Forward @ The Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street, through December 18, 2016

JM: Finian’s Rainbow @ Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 West 22nd Street, extended through December 31, 2016

PF: The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead @ Signature Theatre’s Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street, through December 18, 2016

MP: Mary Poppins @ John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport, NY, through December 31, 2016

JM + MP: Sweat @ The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, through December 18, 2016

PF: “Master Harold” … and the boys @ Signature Theatre’s Irene Diamond Stage, 480 West 42nd Street, through December 11, 2016

YouTube: Master Harold and the Boys part 1

Peter recommends: Theatre East, Judson Jones, Artistic Director, Director, Founder

JM: Women of a Certain Age @ The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, through December 4, 2016



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Florence Henderson, FANNY, “Be Kind To Your Parents”

Florence Henderson, SOUTH PACIFIC, “A Cockeyed Optimist”


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