This Week on Broadway for March 3, 2019: Hurricane Diane and Alice By Heart


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 | [email protected] | Facebook
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 MTIMasterworks BroadwayBroadway Select and many other places.

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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook
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


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: 16 Stories How To Enter | Australian Discovery Orchestra

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PF: Lolita, My Love @ York Theatre Company, Musicals in Mufti Series, 619 Lexington Avenue, February 23 – March 3, 2019

Edward Albee play of Lolita


Scott Rudin Offers Community Theaters ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ After Controversy by Greg Evans (March 1, 2019 12:39pm)

MP: Merrily We Roll Along @ Roundabout Theatre Company‘s Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46th Street, through April 7, 2019

PF: Hurricane Diane @ New York Theatre Workshop

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

Peter recommends Peter Pan, a musical adventure (Stiles and Drewe)

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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“Afternoon” from ALICE BY HEART


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