This Week on Broadway for February 5, 2017: Georgie and Yen


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Georgie, Yen, The Full Monty, Mope, Cardiff, Fade, and New York Philharmonic. We discuss Sunset Boulevard, Sunday in the Park, Paul Jabara’s Rachael Lily Rosenbloom, Nick & Nora, and 1984.


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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.


PF + MP: Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose by Ed Dixon @ the Davenport Theatre, 354 West 45th Street, through April 15, 2017
In Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, Ed Dixon recounts his own tale of how he came to know and admire two-time Tony® Award-winning character actor George Rose (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, My Fair Lady, The Pirates of Penzance) over a twenty-year friendship until the unimaginable changed everything.

PF: MCC Theater’s production of Yen @ The Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St, through March 4, 2017

Lucas Hedges

Stefania LaVie Owen

Justice Smith

MP: The Full Monty @ John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport, NY, through March 5, 2017

PF: Mope @ Ensemble Studio Theater, 545 West 52nd Street, through February 19, 2017

MP: Cardiff @ Duplex

Cardiff Tapes (1972) by Garth Evans

Blueprint Specials @ The Intrepid  co-produced by The Public

— Today on Broadway: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Listen: “Mean Girls” to Premiere in DC this Fall, and We Chat with Broadway’s Busiest Princess, Laura Osnes!

PF: Primary Stages production of Fade @ Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, through March 5, 2017

MP: New York Philharmonic



Sunset Blvd recordings, revival

Sunday in the Park Revival Withdraws From Tony Awards Consideration by Robert Viagas
Producers say the limited run stands “appropriately outside of any awards competition.”

Paul Jabara’s Rachael Lily Rosenbloom… and don’t you … March 13, 2017 @ 54 Below

Nick & Nora Reunion Concert, May 2, 2017 @ 54 Below

You Will Be Watching Big Brother: Orwell’s 1984 Coming to Broadway by Robert Viagas
The hit London production will be the first show of the 2017-18 season.

MP: 2009 production of 1984 @ 59e59 by the Godlight Theater Company


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Sunset Boulevard [American Recording]

Sunset Boulevard
As If We Never Said Goodbye

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