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This Week on Broadway for January 12, 2020: News Episode: Sing Street Moving, West Side Story Delays and Injuries

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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Panel:

Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook
PETER FILICHIA is a playwright, journalist, and historian with a number of books. His columns appear at Masterworks BroadwayBroadway Select and many other places.

James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook
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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 FollowSpotPhoto.com.

Notes and links for the podcast.

Peter’s Trivia Answer

Discussion: 

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

Broadway Journal: ‘SING STREET’ LIKELY TO OPEN AT THE LYCEUM IN APRIL (EXCLUSIVE) by Philip Boroff

Jim Nicola @ NYTW Artistic Director

New York Theater Workshop

Obie Awards: James C. Nicola and Jeffrey Horowitz to Receive Lifetime Achievement

A SAFE SPACE IN THE DARK: NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP’S JAMES NICOLA by Philip Boroff

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

Sondheim Theatre Has Delayed Opening Event Following Stephen Sondheim Fall

Fran Drescher, Rachel Bloom Developing ‘The Nanny’ Broadway Musical Inspired By ’90s Sitcom By Greg Evans

‘Hee Haw’ gets closer to Broadway By Michael Riedel

ABC’s next primetime musical will be Young Frankenstein Live

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Reviews: 

MP: La Boheme – Metropolitan Opera

Cinema to pilot smart caption glasses developed by the National Theatre

Tours: 

Film and Television:

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.

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Coming Soon: 

Explicit: No

Music:

Gold from Once

Livin’ It Up on Top (Live) from Hadestown

Other Music: Memories from www.bensound.com

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