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This Week on Broadway for October 31, 2021: Caroline, or Change

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Dana H., Is This A Room, Caroline, or Change, Lackawanna Blues, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Marilyn Maye @ 54 Below, Theater Breaking Through Barriers – Brecht on Brecht. We also discuss Becca Blackwell, the The Lucille Lortel Awards Move to Gender-Neutral Performance Categories and a tribute to Mike Renzi.


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Panel:

Peter Filichia | [email protected] | 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 | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook
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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | 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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Reviews:

PF + MP + JM: Dana H. @ Lyceum Theatre, through November 13, 2021

Lucas Hnath’s ‘The Christians’ Tackles a Schism Among the Flock

But Mr. Hnath (pronounced nayth) is not going there himself.

By Michael Paulson, Sept. 3, 2015, The New York Times

MP: Is This A Room @ Lyceum Theatre, through November 14, 2021

Becca Blackwell: They, Themself and Schmerm

The Lucille Lortel Awards Move to Gender-Neutral Performance Categories by Chloe Rabinowitz
The actor and actress categories for both musicals and plays will instead be known as Outstanding Lead Performer and Outstanding Supporting Performer.

PF: Caroline, or Change @ Studio 54, through January 9, 2022

PF + JM: Lackawanna Blues @ Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, through November 12, 2021

PF: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 @ Signature Theatre Company, through November 14, 2021

MP: Marilyn Maye @ 54 Below

PF: Theater Breaking Through Barriers – Brecht on Brecht @ Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the ART/NY Theatres, 502 West 53rd Street, through November 20, 2021


Peter’s Trivia Section


Michael’s Musical Moment:

Mike Renzi


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Coming Soon:

Explicit: No

Music:

Opening:

I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together

I’m so Glad We Had This Time Together / My Shining Hour · Nicolas King · Mike Renzi

Middle:

Closing:

Once Upon A Time

Maureen McGovern – Once Upon A Time

Other Music: The Lounge from www.bensound.com

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This Week on Broadway audio edit for 10/31/21

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