This Week on Broadway for April 22, 2018: Lynn Ahrens


Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Lynn Ahrens.

Reviews include My Fair Lady, Dance a Little Closer @ Green Room 42, Children of a Lesser God, MCC Theater’s production of Transfers, Red Bull Theater’s production of The Metromaniacs, Candide @ Carnegie Hall, Wheelhouse Theater Company’s production of Happy Birthday, Wanda June, and Hair @ Wagner College


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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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Guest: Lynn Ahrens

Lynn Ahrens: Wikipedia | IBDB | IMDB


Lynn Ahrens, Featured Lyricist and Host
Jason Danieley, Director
Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Music Director

Vocalists: Nikki Renée Daniels ● David Harris ● Margo Seibert ● Brandon Uranowitz ● Alton Fitzgerald White

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PF: Lincoln Center Theater’s production of My Fair Lady @ Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 150 West 65th Street

PF + MP: Dance a Little Closer @ Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue, April 16, 2018

PF + MP: Children of a Lesser God @ Studio 54, 254 West 54th Street

PF: MCC Theater’s production of Transfers @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St, through May 13, 2018

PF + MP: Red Bull Theater’s production of The Metromaniacs @ The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 West 42nd Street, through May 26, 2018

MP: Candide: A One-Night-Only Benefit Concert, In Celebration of the Bernstein Centennial @ Carnegie Hall, Wednesday, April 18, 2018

PF: Wheelhouse Theater Company‘s production of Happy Birthday, Wanda June @ The Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, through April 28, 2018

MP: Hair @ Wagner College, through April 29, 2018


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