This Week on Broadway for February 18, 2018: Katrina Lenk


Peter Filichia, James Marino, Julie Musbach, and Jan Simpson talk with Katrina Lenk. Reviews include Bernadette Peters In Hello, Dolly, Porto @ Women’s Project, Reunion Concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie, In the Body of the World @ Manhattan Theatre Club, Hangmen @ Atlantic Theater Company, and The York’s Musicals in Mufti’s Bar Mitzvah Boy



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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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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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Julie Musbach is a full time writer and editor for BroadwayWorld. Previous work includes Assistant Publicist to companies such as Paper Mill Playhouse and The Drama League and Art Department Assistant at Fox Studios Australia on “Rake” (2013) starring Richard Roxburgh.


Notes and links for the podcast.

Guest: Katrina Lenk

KATRINA LENK (Dina) originated the role of “Dina” in Atlantic Theater Company’s Off-Broadway production of The Band’s Visit (Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Dorothy Loudon and Clarence Derwent Awards). Broadway: Indecent, Once, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, The Miracle Worker. Off-Broadway/Regional includes: Indecent (Vineyard Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Yale Rep), Touch (59E59), iWitness (Mark Taper Forum), Lost Land (Steppenwolf Theatre), Elemeno Pea, The Caucasian Chalk Circle (South Coast Rep), Camille (Bard SummerScape), and Lovelace: A Rock Opera (LA Weekly, LADCC and Garland Awards). TV/Film: “The Good Fight,” “The Get Down,” “Elementary,” “The Blacklist,” Look Away, Evol, FracKtured, Crime Fiction, among others. She is co-creator of the comedy web series “Miss Teri” and a member of several bands including her own, moxy phinx.

The Band’s Visit at Ghostlight Records

Katrina on IBDB

The Band’s Visit



Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

The Miracle Worker

Star-Studded Barack on Broadway Fundraiser, With President Obama and Bill Clinton, Offered June 4 by Michael Gioia (Playbill)
Barack on Broadway, an evening at the theatre with President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, is offered June 4 at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre. The sold-out event features performances from Tony and Olivier winner Patti LuPone and “Smash” star Megan Hilty, among others.

Katrina Lenk Can Quietly Break Your Heart by Elisabeth Vincentelli (The New York Times)

Peter Slowik, Professor of Viola (Katrina’s Viola teacher at Northwestern)



1. Overture

2. Waiting

3. Welcome to Nowhere

4. It Is What It Is

5. The Beat of Your Heart

6. Soraya

7. Omar Sharif

8. Haj-Butrus

9. Papi Hears the Ocean

10. Haled’s Song About Love

11. The Park

12. Itgara

13. Something Different

14. Itzik’s Lullaby

15. Something Different (Reprise)

16. Answer Me

17. The Concert

18. Afifi (Bonus Track)




Note: We inadvertently published the discussion of Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! before the press embargo of Thursday, February 23, 2018. We have removed it from this download until Thursday, when we will restore the conversation. You can re-download the show to hear the discussion of Bernadette / Dolly then. 

PF + JM (Julie): Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly!

+ Charlie Stemp

+ Molly Griggs

+ Victor Garber

JS: [Porto] @ Women’s Project at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway at 76th Street, through March 4, 2018

PF: 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie to benefit The Actors Fund, @ The Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street, February 12, 2018

— BWW TV: Millie’s Back! Watch Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Revisit THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!

JS + PF: In the Body of the World @ Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Stage I, 131 West 55th Street, through March 25, 2018

— Eve Ensler

PF: Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen @ Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater, 336 West 20th Street, through March 7, 2018

PF: The York’s Musicals in Mufti: Bar Mitzvah Boy @ 619 Lexington Avenue, through February 18, 2018


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Post Script:


Coming Soon: 

Next week: Chess @ Kennedy Center


Explicit: No



13. Something Different

11. The Park

7. Omar Sharif


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