This Week on Broadway for March 4, 2018: The Amateurs and Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo


James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about The Amateurs @ Vineyard Theatre, Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story @ Signature, Mufti’s Subways Are For Sleeping, Kings @ The Public Theater, queens @ LCT3, Lenny’s Lyricists @ 92Y, and MCC Theater’s Relevance


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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. 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.


Notes and links for the podcast.


Jan Simpson’s Stagecraft: Hammaad Chaudry, “An Ordinary Muslim”
Currently at New York Theatre Workshop



MP + JS: The Amateurs @ Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street, through March 18, 2018

JS: Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story @ The Pershing Square Signature Center, Irene Diamond Stage, 480 West 42nd Street, through March 25, 2018
MP: Musicals in Mufti Series: Subways Are For Sleeping @ The York Theatre Company, 619 Lexington Ave., through March 4, 2018
JS: Kings @ The Public Theater, LuEsther Hall, (Directed by Thomas Kail) 425 Lafayette Street, through April 1, 2018
Kings @ The Women’s Project (The Pipeline Festival @ April 7 – April 9, 2016, Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt)
JS: queens @ LCT3 Claire Tow Theater, 150 West 65th Street, through March 25, 2018
queens @ The Women’s Project (The Pipeline Festival @ April 21 – April 23, 2016, Directed by Tamilla Woodard)
MP: Lenny’s Lyricists @ 92Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue, February 24 – 26, 2018
Coming up at 92Y:
— A Concert Celebration of It Shoulda Been You, Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 8 pm
— An Evening with The Band’s Visit, Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 7:30 pm
JS: MCC Theater’s Relevance @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street, through March 11, 2018


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