This Week on Broadway for February 13, 2022: Prayer for the French Republic

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Prayer for the French Republic, preview Black No More @ The New Group, West Side Story Oscars Nominations, MJ, Shhhh @ Atlantic Theater Company, A Class Act @ The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company, Steven Brinberg @ Greenroom 42, and Space Dogs @ MCC Theater.


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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.

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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook
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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PF: Prayer for the French Republic @ Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City Center 131 West 55th Street, extended through March 13, 2022

MP: Black No More – The New Group (preview) @ The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street, through February 27, 2022

West Side Story Oscars Nominations 2022

Academy Award-Nominated West Side Story Headed to Disney+ and HBO Max by Logan Culwell-Block

JM: MJ @ The Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52nd Street

Myles Frost out, saw Aramie Payton as MJ

1992 MTV documentary

Michael Jackson – MTV Rockumentary – Special Edition – 1992

PF: Shhhh – Atlantic Theater Company, Atlantic Stage 2, 330 West 16th Street, extended through February 20, 2022

PF: A Class Act (The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company) @ Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, through February 20, 2022

Randy Graff

MP: Steven Brinberg @ Greenroom 42

PF: Space Dogs @ MCC Theater, 511 W 52nd Street, through Sunday March 6, 2022

Film and Television:

Peter’s Trivia Section

Michael’s Musical Moment

I just got a dog that I’m fostering, so the to musical selections are dog-themed. Let’s open with “Tomorrow” and then put “Times Like This” at the end.

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Annie: Tomorrow · Andrea McArdle · Annie Original Broadway Cast



Times Like This from Lucky Stiff

Other Music: The Lounge from

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