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This Week on Broadway for January 31, 2021: Diane Paulus

Jena Tesse Fox, Peter Filichia, and James Marino talk with Diane Paulus.


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Jena Tesse FoxTwitter | Instagram
Jena Tesse Fox has been writing about theater for more than 10 years for numerous publications, including Playbill Magazine, BroadwayWorld.com, Time Out New York and HowlRound.com. She is a voting member of the Drama Desk Awards, and is a contributor to BroadwayRadio

Peter Filichia | peter@broadwayradio.com | Facebook
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.

James Marino | james@broadwayradio.com | Twitter | Facebook
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Michael Portantiere | michael@broadwayradio.com | Facebook
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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Guest: Diane Paulus

Diane Paulus photo by Susan Lapides

Diane Paulus: Website | IBDB | IOBDB | IMDB | Wikipedia | Playbill | BroadwayWorld

Diane Paulus is the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University. Broadway: Jagged Little Pill, Waitress (Broadway and US national tour), Pippin (Tony Award, Best Revival and Best Director); Finding Neverland; The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony Award, Best Revival; NAACP Award, Best Direction); HAIR (Tony Award, Best Revival). West End: Waitress, HAIR. Off-Broadway: Gloria: A Life at the Daryl Roth Theatre; In the Body of the World (Drama League nomination) at Manhattan Theatre Club; Invisible Thread at Second Stage. Additional A.R.T.: Gloria: A Life, ExtraOrdinary, The White Card by Claudia Rankine, Crossing, Witness Uganda, Prometheus Bound, Death and the Powers: The Robots’ Opera, Best of Both Worlds, The Donkey Show. Other recent work includes Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna, currently on tour in the US. Paulus is a Professor of the Practice in both Harvard University’s English Department and Department of Theater, Dance & Media. She was selected for the 2014 Time 100, Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world; as one of Variety’s “Trailblazing Women in Entertainment for 2014”; Boston magazine’s “50 Thought Leaders of 2014”; and Boston magazine’s 2018 and 2020 “100 Most Influential People in Boston.”


Peter’s Trivia Section

Michael’s Rare Musical Moment:

Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED. I picked this because I’ve just read that he is in talks to play Frankie Valli in a streaming version of JERSEY BOYS!

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Music:

Entr’Acte (Hands Clean) · Original Broadway Cast Of Jagged Little Pill
Simple Joys (New Broadway cast of Pippin.) Sung by Patina Miller. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Enjoy!

Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED, “Brotherhood of Man”

Other Music: The Lounge from www.bensound.com

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This Week on Broadway audio edit 1/31/21


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