This Week on Broadway for July 9, 2017: Napoli, Brooklyn


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Napoli, Hedwig and the Angry Inch @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The School for Lies @ Lansburgh Theatre, Washington, DC, Amerike – The Golden Land @ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Carole Demas and Sarah Rice: Thank You for Your Love (Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt) @ The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Christine Andreas: PIAF – No Regrets @ 54 Below, and Soulpepper’s production Of Human Bondage @ Signature. We chat about The National High School Musical Theatre Awards™ (NHSMTA) and NT Live: Follies


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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 TalkinBroadwayEverything 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

Notes and links for the podcast.


PF: Next Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 7:00 and 9:30 pm see Peter narrate A Broadway Musical, by Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, and William F. Brown @ Feinstein’s/54 Below


PF + MP: Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Napoli, Brooklyn @ The Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46th Street, through September 3, 2017

MP: Trip to DC, Library of Congress to see Porgy and Bess (complete version of film)

MP: Hedwig and the Angry Inch @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

MP: Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The School for Lies @ Lansburgh Theatre, Washington, DC

PF: Amerike – The Golden Land @ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene through August 6, 2017
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10280

MP: Carole Demas and Sarah Rice: Thank You for Your Love (Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt) @ The Laurie Beechman Theatre

MP: Christine Andreas: PIAF – No Regrets @ 54 Below

PF: Soulpepper’s production Of Human Bondage @ Signature

MP: The National High School Musical Theatre Awards™ (NHSMTA)
The Jimmy® Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor is awarded annually to two grand prize winners selected from a group of student performers representing the participating professional theatres. Winners are selected by a panel of industry experts.

PF: NT Live: Follies 16 November 2017 Tickets on sale soon



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