This Week on Broadway for September 10, 2017: Matt Cox

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere, James Marino, and Jan Simpson talk with Matt Cox about his play Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic. We chat about three cast recordings and news from the past week.


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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, and is the chief new york theater critic at TalkinBroadway. 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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Broadway & Me
JAN SIMPSON is the Director of the Arts and Culture Journalism program at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, and also writes for TDF Stages, American Theater and has her own blog at Broadway & Me.

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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.

Guest: Matt Cox

Matt is a playwright, actor, sound designer, & improviser based in New York City. His plays include Kapow-i GoGo; Cool Chefs Jr.; The Madness of Captain Dread; & Puffs Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years At A Certain School Of Magic & Magic. He has also sound designed those plays. He authored the radio play El Hombre Bovino for WYNC. His work has been produced at The Flea Theater, The PIT, Green Space & The Tank, among others. He is an actor & director for The Story Pirates.

Twitter: @matthewthecox




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MP: Cast Recordings

The Lightning Thief @ BroadwayRecords

BroadwayWorld: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” to Tour Next Year

The View Upstairs @ BroadwayRecords

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Spamilton @ DRG Records


Post Script:

Coming Soon: 

JS: The Rape of the Sabine Women

JS: The Red Letter Plays


Explicit: No



Opening: Good Kid from The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical


Closing: Lady Is A Tramp from Kyle Riabko – Richard Rodgers Reimagined

Interview with Kyle Riabko on Today on Broadway: Friday, October 7, 2016


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