Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about fathers in shows, for Father’s Day 2020.
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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 the founder and editor of CastAlbumReviews.com. 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.
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Topic: Fathers in Shows
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 2018 CAST RECORDINGS
Fiddler on the Roof, one of the Broadway’s greatest shows now in Yiddish!
41 Songs on 2CDs
Herbie from Gypsy
Noah from Two by Two
Daddy Warbucks from Annie
Jean Valjean from Les Miserables
Other recording: CHILDREN OF EDEN – PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE 1997
Closer Than Ever song, If I Sing
Nat Miller, from Eugene O’Neill’s Ah, Wilderness!
Will Mr. Darling from Peter Pan end up being
Mr. Wormwood from Matilda
Mufasa from The Lion King
Jerry in The Full Monty
Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman
Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music
Georges in La Cage aux Folles
Ragtime (Father, Tateh, Coalhouse Walker Jr.)
Paul Witte: Edward Bloom in Big Fish, Nathan (Papa) in Rags, Billy Bigelow in Carousel
Wilbur in Hairspray
Maurice in Beauty and the Beast
Be More Chill
Dear Evan Hansen
Anthony Janicki: Both HUCKLEBEE and BELLOMY are fine, wise fathers in THE FANTASTICKS.
Paul Witte: Harry MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie, Bruce in Fun Home, Wilber in Hairspray
Juliet Green: Quinn Carney in The Ferryman
Peter’s Trivia Answer
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