This Week on Broadway for December 26, 2021: 2021 Favorites and Remembering Harvey Evans

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about our favorites of 2021, and the passing of Harvey Evans.


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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.

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MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist. He is the founder and editor of 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

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Favorites of 2021

PF: The Visitor @ The Public Theater

Kimberly Akimbo

Assassins @ CSC

Baby @ Theater Lab

Mrs. Mcthing @ Tada!

Mrs. Doubtfire

MP: Hamilton

Laura Benanti @ 54 Below

Chicken & Biscuits

Mrs. Warren’s Profession

Marilyn Maye

Is This A Room / Dana H

Romeo & Bernadette

JM: 2020 (?) Tony Awards

The Matrix Resurrections with Groff and NPH

MP: Spiderman Andrew Garield

PF: Macbeth movie

PF: The Lehman Trilogy

Twilight Los Angeles

Selling Kabul

Letters of Suresh @ Second Stage

Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings)

Is This A Room

Pass Over

Dana H

MP: Sondheim – Assassins and Company

Our Favorite Understudies and Swings

PF: Andrew Chappelle in Hamilton

The Visitor

John Payong @ Goodspeed

Hallelujah, Baby! leslie uggams out, understudy

pearl bailey in hello dolly

The Music Man: Kathy Voytko in for Sutton

Christine Ebersole 20th Century

MP: Renee Flemming at MET

List of if you saw the understudy of … JenAshTep

PF: Persuasion

Mornings at Seven Alley Mills

The Merry Wives @ Delacorte

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers in Cape May


Madison Uphoff

Beowolf Bortitt

Fairy Cakes

Sancuary City

Flying Over Sunset

Donna Karnow in Seven Deadly Sins

Harvey Evans, Beloved Broadway Ensemblist, Passes Away at 80

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WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Concert at Feinstein’s/54 Below

A performance of highlights of WEST SIDE STORY, held at Feinstein’s/54 Below on September 26, 2017 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the show’s opening on Broadway on September 26, 1957. Featuring Matthew and John Drinkwater, Leah Horowitz, Ashley Marie Samudio, Natalie Storrs, Natalie Douglas, Harvey Evans, Joey McKneely — and special guest Carol Lawrence.

Peter’s Trivia Section

Michael’s Musical Moment

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Love Will See Us Through from Follies

You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow / Love Will See Us Through
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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Jets Song from Original West Side Story
West Side Story [3] Jet song
Music from the original motion picture West Side Story

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