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This Week on Broadway for May 1, 2022: POTUS

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about POTUS, Harmony, Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, and Hangmen.

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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook
PETER FILICHIA is a playwright, journalist, and historian with a number of books. His new book, The Book of Broadway Musical Debates, Disputes, and Disagreements will be released September 1, 2022 and can now be preordered on Amazon. Peter also has columns 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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Broadway Opening Schedule
Apr 24, 2022: Funny Girl – AUGUST WILSON THEATRE
Apr 25, 2022: The Skin Of Our Teeth – VIVIAN BEAUMONT THEATER
Apr 26, 2022: A Strange Loop – LYCEUM THEATRE
Apr 27, 2022: Mr. Saturday Night – NEDERLANDER THEATRE
Apr 27, 2022: POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive – SHUBERT THEATRE
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth – LYCEUM THEATRE

The 75th Annual Tony Awards Nominations Shifts Announcement Date to Monday, May 9, 2022


Reviews:

PF + MP + JM: POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive @ Shubert Theatre, through August 14, 2022

MP + JM: Harmony: A New Musical @ National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280, through May 15, 2022

PF: Funny Girl @ August Wilson Theatre

PF + MP + JM: A Strange Loop @ Lyceum Theatre

MP: Hangmen @ John Golden Theatre, through June 18, 2022

Next Week:

PF: Macbeth @ Longacre Theatre, through July 10, 2022

MP: for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf @ booth theatre, through august 14, 2022

MP + PF + JM: The Skin of Our Teeth @ Vivian Beaumont Theatre, through May 29, 2022

PF: Mr. Saturday Night @ Nederlander Theatre


News:


Peter’s Trivia Section


Michael’s Musical Moment

Sheldon Harnick

FIDDLER – Bock & Harnick perform “We’ve Never Missed A Sabbath Yet” evolving into “Tradition”


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