This Week on Broadway for November 19, 2017: Brigadoon


Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Brigadoon @ City Center, The Band’s Visit, Latin History for Morons, Office Hour @ The Public Theater, Nine @ Wagner College, and Illyria @ The Public Theater.


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Ninety-five-year-old John Schmidt, who was in the original Broadway cast of BRIGADOON 70 years ago, meets members of the cast and company of the New York City Center production backstage: Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Wilson, Stephanie J. Block, Robert Fairchild, and director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. (Photo by Chuck Pennington)

MP: Brigadoon @ New York City Center’s Mainstage Theater gala presentation at city center 131 W 55th Street  Nov 15 – 19, 2017

JF + JM: The Band’s Visit @ The Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street

MP + JM: Latin History for Morons, John Leguizamo @ Studio 54, 254 West 54 Street, through February 25, 2018

JF: Office Hour @ The Public Theater, Martinson Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, through December 3, 2017

MP: Nine @ Wagner College, 1 Campus Rd Staten Island, through December 3, 2017

JF: Illyria @ The Public Theater, Anspacher Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, through Sunday, December 10, 2017

— John Leguizamo’s impersonation of Joe Papp!

— All of the shows we talked about today would not have been possible without the support of non-profit theaters, in some way…


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Kelli O’Hara and Patrick Wilson star in Brigadoon
Published on Nov 15, 2017


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