This Week on Broadway for May 28, 2017: The Boy Who Danced On Air and Can You Forgive Her?


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Pacific Overtures @ Classic Stage Company, The Boy Who Danced On Air @ Abingdon Theatre Company, Can You Forgive Her? @ Vineyard Theatre, Signature Theatre’s production of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Venus, Raisin @ Astoria Performing Arts Center, PharmaBro: An American Douchical! @ Players Theatre, The Girls (based on Calendar Girls), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Imelda Staunton, and The Miser @ Garrick Theatre

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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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MP + PF: Pacific Overtures @ Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, through June 18, 2017

PF: The Boy Who Danced On Air @ Abingdon Theatre Company, June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, through June 11, 2017

MP: Can You Forgive Her? @ Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street, through June 11, 2017

— This Week on Broadway for April 30 2017: Frank Wood and Hello, Dolly!

PF: Signature Theatre’s production of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Venus, The Irene Diamond Stage, 480 West 42nd Street, through June 4, 2017

MP: Raisin @ Astoria Performing Arts Center, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St. at 30th Road, through May 4-27, 2017 (already closed)

PF: PharmaBro: An American Douchical! @ Players Theatre, 115 Macdougal Street, through June 18, 2017

PF: London Section

The Girls (based on Calendar Girls) @ Phoenix Theatre, 110 Charing Cross Rd, London

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Imelda Staunton @ Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton St, London

The Miser @ Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London



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Raisin 1974 Tony Awards. Esther Rolle introduces her ‘Good Times’ son Ralph Carter singing “Sidewalk Tree” and Tony winner Virginia Capers performs “Whole Lot of Sunlight”



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