Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Freaky Friday @ Music Theatre Wichita, Hairspray @ The Argyle Theatre, FutureFest @ Dayton Playhouse, The Little Mermaid @ In The Wings Productions, This Ain’t No Disco @ Atlantic Theater Company, My Life on a Diet: Renee Taylor @ Theatre at St. Clement’s, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever @ Irish Repertory Theatre, Tevye Served Raw @ The Playroom Theater, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish @ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Lucie Arnaz @ Birdland, and Marilyn Maye @ Birdland
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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 MTI, Masterworks Broadway, Broadway 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 FollowSpotPhoto.com.
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PF: Music Theatre Wichita’s production of Freaky Friday. (Wichita, Kansas)
Freaky Friday | Disney Channel Original Movie
MP: Hairspray @ The Argyle Theatre, 34 West Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702, through August 26, 2018
MP: The Little Mermaid @ In The Wings Productions, Staten Island, through August 5, 2018
PF: This Ain’t No Disco @ Atlantic Theater Company, Linda Gross Theater, 336 West 20th Street, through August 12, 2018
PF + MP: My Life on a Diet: Renee Taylor @ Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46 Street, through August 19, 2018
JM: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever @ Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 West 22nd Street, through September 6, 2018 (extended)
— Dr. Mark Bruckner: Stephen Bogardus (through August 8), Ben Davis (Aug 9 – Sept 6)
PF: Tevye Served Raw @ The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, through August 14, 2018
MP: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish @ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, through August 26, 2018
MP: Birdland Jazz — Marilyn Maye, 315 West 44th Street, through August 4, 2018
Michael’s Music Moment:
PF + MP + JM: Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller @ at Stage 42, 422 West 42nd Street
THIS AIN’T NO DISCO by Stephen Trask & Peter Yanowitz
This Ain’t No Disco – Full Broadway in Bryant Park 2018
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