This Week on Broadway for December 11, 2016: Dear Evan Hansen, In Transit, A Bronx Tale, The Bodyguard


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Dear Evan Hansen, In Transit, A Bronx Tale, The Bodyguard, The Wild Project’s production of Anna Christie, Broadway Cares’ Gypsy of the Year, and Matt Tamanini joins in for Hairspray Live on NBC.



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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

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.





PF + MP + JM: Dear Evan Hansen @ Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St.

PF: In Transit @ Circle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St.

MP + JM: A Bronx Tale @ Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St.

Peter talked about A Bronx Tale last week

PF + MP + JM: The Bodyguard @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, through January 1, 2017

MP: The Wild Project’s production of Anna Christie, 195 East 3rd Street, through December 17, 2016

MP: Gypsy of the Year 2016

— Gypsy of the Year, which celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised $4,492,636 for Broadway Cares.


Television, Film and Streaming: 

MT + PF + MP + JM: Hairspray Live on NBC




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