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This Week on Broadway for September 5, 2021: Bob Mackie

James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Bob Mackie and his Design Director, Joe McFate.


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Peter Filichia | peter@broadwayradio.com | 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 | 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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Guests: Bob Mackie and Joe McFate

Joe McFate and Bob Mackie at the Drama Desk Awards Reception in 2019. Photo by Michael Portantiere

Bob Mackie: Website | Wikipedia | IBDB | IMDB

Bob Mackie is an internationally renowned costume and fashion designer who has dressed some of the most glamorous entertainment icons in the world. With a career spanning five decades, nine Emmy Award wins, three Academy Award nominations, and an induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, Bob Mackie’s career is nothing short of legendary. Most recently, he received a 2019 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for his work on The Cher Show. (read more)

from BobMackie.com

For over eighteen years, Joe McFate has served as the Design Director for Bob Mackie. His talent, creative vision, and keen eye for color, scale, and elegance has made him an indispensable part of the Bob Mackie Team. Along with Bob, he frequently appears on QVC featuring the Bob Mackie Wearable Art collection. (read more)

from BobMackie.com

VOGUE: “He’s a Genius, That’s All” – An Oral History of Bob Mackie


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Opening: On the Town: Act I: Dance – Times Square

Middle: Opening: On the Town: Act I: Dance – Times Square

Closing: Carol Channing singing A Little Girl From Little Rock from LORELEI

Other Music: The Lounge from www.bensound.com

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