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This Week on Broadway for September 19, 2021: The Last of the Love Letters, Sanctuary City, and more…

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Sondheim’s appearance on Colbert, announcing his new show, New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Sanctuary City, the West Side Story movie trailer, and Michael reviews the Dear Evan Hansen movie. Peter gives his reviews of My Mother’s Severed Head, The Last of the Love Letters, and Yeah, But Not Right Now.


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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, Encore Monthly, 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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Sondheim on Colbert, or was it Colbert on Sondheim

Playbill: Stephen Sondheim Reveals He’s Still Writing; New Musical Square One in the Works With David Ives

New York Times: Sondheim Is Writing a New Musical, and Hopes to Stage It Next Year by Michael Paulson

PF: New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize winner, Martyna Majok, directed by Rebecca Frecknall, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014), for a limited run through Sunday October 10, 2021.

Jan Simpson’s Stagecraft: Martyna Majok, queens

West Side Story Movie Trailer

Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” | Official Trailer | 20th Century Studios by 20th Century Studios

Michael: Dear Evan Hansen (Movie) with talkback with cast @ 92Y

Colton Ryan @ IBDB @ IMDB

PF: My Mother’s Severed Head @ Theater Row… presented by Bruce Willis

Katelyn Sparks: Twitter | Instagram | Website

PF + JM: The Last of the Love Letters at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 26th, 2021. The Last of the Love Letters features Ngozi Anyanwu, Tony Award nominee Daniel J. Watts and Xavier Scott Evans.

PF: Yeah, But Not Right Now (www.SoHoPlayhouse.com), a new one-man musical written and performed by A.J. Holmes (The Book of Mormon, South Park, Team StarKid), at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street).

MP: Where To Get Theater Related Vinyl Albums

Academy Records

Book Off on 45th Street

Westsider Records on 72nd Street

Generation Records

Albums Mentioned:

Gordon MacRae – Only Love

Jack Jones – Curtain Time

The Tony Awards are next week…

The Broadway League Re-Opens Broadway:
CURTAIN UP! FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES TWENTY-TWO STAR-STUDDED EVENTS INCLUDING:

The Jimmy Awards® Reunion Concert

Black to Broadway – It’s “Play” Time Artist Event

¡Viva! Broadway When We See Ourselves! Concert
PLUS

Curtain Up: This is Broadway!

Final weekend concert with performances & appearances from

18 Returning Broadway Musicals, 5 Broadway Plays and Special Guests

All Live and Free in Times Square Sept 17-19, 2021

Video from Michael Portantiere: https://www.facebook.com/michael.portantiere/videos/593410575015019


Peter’s Trivia Section


Michael’s Musical Moment:

William’s Doll · Alan Alda · Marlo Thomas

Jack Jones “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.”


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Post Script:

Jan Simpson’s All The Drama: “Our Town, by Thornton Wilder”, 1938 Winner, Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Coming Soon:

Explicit: No

Music:

Opening: Jack Jones “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.”

Closing: William’s Doll · Alan Alda · Marlo Thomas

Other Music: The Lounge from www.bensound.com

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