This Week on Broadway for May 26, 2019: Mac Beth and Octet

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Jan Simpson review Red Bull Theater’s Mac Beth @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, Octet @ Signature, Manhattan Theatre Club’s Continuity, The New Group’ Happy Talk at Signature Center, Original Sound @ Cherry Lane Theatre, Out of the Box Theatrics’ The Pink Unicorn, and BLKS @ MCC



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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook
PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, his most recent is, “The Great Parade”, available everywhere. His play, God Shows Up is now in performance at The Actor’s Temple Theatre on 47th Street. His columns appear at MTIMasterworks BroadwayBroadway Select and many other places.

75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show. Tickets to the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards are available @

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JAN SIMPSON is the Director of the Arts and Culture Journalism Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, and also writes for TDF Stages, American Theater and has her own blog at Broadway & Me. She sits on the executive board of the Outer Critics Circle and is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association.

Stagecraft: Adam Seidel, Playwright of “Original Sound”

JS: Inside the 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards BY NATHAN SKETHWAY


Notes and links for the podcast.




JS: Red Bull Theater’s Mac Beth @ Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street, through June 9, 2019

JS + PF: Octet @ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at Signature Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street, through June 30, 2019

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JS: Manhattan Theatre Club’s Continuity @ New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street, through June 9, 2019
World Premiere by Bess Wohl, Directed by Rachel Chavkin
With Max Baker, Jasmine Batchelor, Rosal Colón, Curran Connor, Garcia, Darren Goldstein, Alex Hurt, Megan Ketch

PF: The New Group production of Happy Talk, at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street, through June 16, 2019

JS: Original Sound @ Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, through June 8, 2019
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PF + JS: Out of the Box Theatrics’ The Pink Unicorn @ The Episopal Actor’s Guild, 1 East 29th Street
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PF + JS: BLKS @ Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space, 511 West 52 Street, through May 26, 2019
The cast features Marié Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Peňa







Post Script:

Michael’s Music Moment:


Coming Soon: 

Explicit: No


Dave Malloy’s Octet at Signature Theatre


01 Aquarius from Hair



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