This Week on Broadway for July 1, 2018: Carmen Jones


James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson review Carmen Jones @ Classic Stage Company, Girls & Boys @ Minetta Lane Theatre, Skintight @ Roundabout Theatre Company, Log Cabin @ Playwrights Horizons, Songs for a New World @ Encores! Off-Center, Transport Group’s Promises, Promises in Concert, and Sugar in Our Wounds @ Manhattan Theatre Club.


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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. Her podcast, Stagecraft, is part of the BroadwayRadio network, and she is also a co-host of Theater Talk on PBS.


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Pre: Summer Reading for Theater Lovers 2018 by Jan Simpson @ Broadway&Me

Memorial Day came and went a month ago. The Summer Solstice breezed in last week. The Fourth of July is just a few days away. And temperatures here in New York are heading into the high 90s. So no matter what yardstick you use, summer is here. And that means it’s time for my annual summer reading list of books theater lovers can savor while at the beach, lazing in the park or, in my case, chilling on the terrace. To be honest, I’m more ambivalent about some of the books below than I have been about those in previous years but each still has its own charms and as my mother used to say, different strokes for different folks so I’m hoping you find at least a few that suit you.

Note: Peter is at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska this week. He will return next week.


MP + JS: Carmen Jones @ Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th Street, through July 29, 2018

JS + MP: Girls & Boys @ Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane, through July 22, 2018

MP: Skintight @ Roundabout Theatre Company, The Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46th Street, through August 26, 2018

JS: Log Cabin @ Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street, through July 15, 2018

MP: Songs for a New World @ New York City Center, Encores! Off-Center, 131 West 55th Street, June 27 – 30, 2018

MP: Transport Group’s Promises, Promises in Concert @ Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street Monday, June 25, 2018

JS: Sugar in Our Wounds @ Manhattan Theatre Club, (The Studio at Stage II @ City Center) 131 West 55th Street, through


Television, Film and Streaming: 


New York Times: Liliane Montevecchi, Tony Winner for ‘Nine,’ Dies at 85

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Note: Michael misspoke during the recording. Liliane passed away on  June 29, 2018.





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Songs for a New World: June 27-30




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