Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Sing Street’s Broadway plans, NYTW Artistic Director Jim Nicola, the West Side Story revival accidents and delays, Jake Gyllenhaal’s FUN plans, and other new items!
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PETER FILICHIA is a playwright, journalist, and historian with a number of books. His columns appear at 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.
Peter’s Trivia Answer
Sing Street to transfer to Lyceum
Peter and Michael’s review of Sing Street: This Week on Broadway for December 22, 2019: Sing Street and Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven
Jena’s review of Sing Street: This Week on Broadway for January 5, 2020: CATS (Film) and NYMF ends
Jim Nicola @ NYTW Artistic Director
Second ‘West Side Story’ Actor Suffers Onstage Injury During Broadway Musical
A second actor in Broadway’s West Side Story has suffered an onstage injury, and this time he’ll leave the show: Ben Cook, who played the role of Riff, sustained the unspecified injury Sunday evening and will be replaced by cast member Dharon E. Jones. Jones, making his Broadway debut, currently plays the character…
By Greg Evans
Winter Garden Theatre Confirmed for Hugh Jackman-Led Music Man Revival by Andy Lefkowitz
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JAKE GYLLENHAAL TO BRING FUN HOME TO THE BIG SCREEN by MARK A. ROBINSON (via BroadwayDirect)
Renée Zellweger Wins Golden Globe For ‘Judy’ Performance By Curtis M. Wong
The “Bridget Jones’s Diary” star earned near-universal praise for her portrayal of Judy Garland in the biopic.
Fosse/Verdon’s Michelle Williams, Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge, More Stage Favorites Win at 2020 Golden Globes BY DAN MEYER
Tony winners Elton John and Sam Mendes also took home a golden statuette for their work in film.
Michael’s Music Moment:
Gold from Once
Livin’ It Up on Top (Live) from Hadestown
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