This Week on Broadway for November 8, 2020: Harvey Evans

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Harvey Evans. After the interview with Harvey, Peter reviews True Love Will Find You In The End, Michael memorializes Kathryn Capofari, and we discuss movie musicals that should be remade.


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PETER FILICHIA is a playwright, journalist, and historian with a number of books. His columns appear at Encore MagazineMasterworks BroadwayBroadway Select and many other places.

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Guest: Harvey Evans

Harvey Evans: IBDB | IMDB | BroadwayWorld

Playbill: A Life in the Theatre: Harvey Evans

InTheater Magazine, December 1998

Previous interview with Harvey: This Week on Broadway for September 18, 2011: Harvey Evans and Follies

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PF: True Love Will Find You In The End @ DENIZEN Theatre, New Paltz, NY

MP: Kathryn Capofari, Staten Island Theatrical Leader Passes Away

JM: Jennifer Ashley Tepper on the 2020 Election (via Facebook)

Topic: Movie Musicals that should be redone

PF: Irma la Douce, remake with the songs

Tony Janicki: 
Musicals Tonight did an excellent revival of IRMA LA DOUCE.

MP: TV musicals that have become a good genre

MP: Carousel

PF: Annie Get Your Gun

MP: Fiddler On The Roof

MP: South Pacific

PF: The Boy Friend

PF: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Robb Johnston: 
I know the show was not a favorite of the panelists, but I would like to see a movie of Rock of Ages. Or at least one that has more than 4 lines in common with the book of the show like Shankman’s unmentionable 80’s movie

Tony Janicki: 
There are some really bad film versions of Broadway Musicals like HELLO, DOLLY!, MAME, and A CHORUS LINE that should be re-made.

Paul Witte: 

PF: Can a good A CHORUS LINE be made?


PF: On The Town

PF: Porgy and Bess

PF: Pal Joey

JM: My Favorite Year, was first a movie, then a musical based on movie


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Won’t You Charleston With Me? (From “The Boy Friend”)
You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow / Love Will See Us Through · John Mcmartin · Alexis Smith · Kurt Peterson · Virginia Sandifur · Dorothy Collins · Gene Nelson · Harvey Evans · Marti Rolph Follies / Original Broadway Cast

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