Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Lolita, My Love @ York Theatre Company, Scott Rudin’s Mockingbird Compromise, Merrily We Roll Along @ Roundabout Theatre Company, Hurricane Diane @ New York Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, Alice By Heart @ MCC Theater, Broadway By The Year @ The Town Hall, and Robbie Rozelle: Songs From Inside My Locker @ 54 Below
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PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, one of which is Strippers, Showgirls, and Sharks! 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.
Notes and links for the podcast.
MP: Call Back on the Staten Island Ferry by Karen Fix Curry, directed by Michael Portantiere, part of an evening of plays “Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry” 2019
PF: In Philly, Boston, or Baltimo’ — Peter Filichia and Josh Ellis @ York Theatre Company, 619 Lexington Avenue, Saturday, March 2, 2019
PF: Lolita, My Love @ York Theatre Company, Musicals in Mufti Series, 619 Lexington Avenue, February 23 – March 3, 2019
MP: Merrily We Roll Along @ Roundabout Theatre Company‘s Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46th Street, through April 7, 2019
JM + MP: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, nee: Fiddler on the Roof (A Fidler Afn Dakh) @ Stage 42, 422 West 42nd Street, tickets on sale through September 1, 2019
PF + MP: Alice By Heart @ MCC Theater, 511 West 52nd Street, through April 7, 2019
Dear theater people: No more Peter Pan adaptations and no more Alice in Wonderland adaptations. I'm sorry but these are the new rules.
MP: Broadway By The Year | Broadway Musicals of 1928 & 1935 @ The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, Monday, February 25, 2019
— He Knows Broadway, Year by Year. Offstage, 2018 Was a Personal Worst by James Barron
Scott Siegel, who stages the “Broadway by the Year” series at Town Hall, was hurt in a bicycle accident last year. But the show must go on.
MP + JM: Robbie Rozelle: Songs From Inside My Locker @ 54 Below, March 1, 2019
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