Stagecraft: Eleanor Burgess, author of “The Niceties”

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. [display_podcast] Guest: Eleanor Burgess Eleanor Burgess’s work has been produced at McCarter Theatre Center, Huntington Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre, Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Merrimack read more

Class Notes: From “The Nap,” Ethan Hova

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Ethan Hova about Manhattan Theatre Club’s “The Nap” playing on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Class Notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off and off-off Broadway.  

This Week on Broadway for October 7, 2018: Bernhardt / Hamlet

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Bernhardt / Hamlet, The Nap, Girl From The North Country @ The Public, Touch the Sky Benefit Honoring Chita Rivera @ Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck @ New York Theatre Workshop, The Playwrights Realm: Jonathan Payne’s The read more

This Week on Broadway for September 30, 2018: The Nap

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss The Nap, Bernhardt / Hamlet, (Yeston & Kopit’s) Phantom @ Westchester Broadway Theatre, La Bohème @ The Met, Peter and the Starcatcher @ Argyle Theatre, Being Ernest @ Greater Boston Stage Company, Jennifer Ashley Tepper meets Ken Mandelbaum, and the passing of Joe Masteroff.   read more

This Week on Broadway for July 1, 2018: Carmen Jones

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson review Carmen Jones @ Classic Stage Company, Girls & Boys @ Minetta Lane Theatre, Skintight @ Roundabout Theatre Company, Log Cabin @ Playwrights Horizons, Songs for a New World @ Encores! Off-Center, Transport Group’s Promises, Promises in Concert, and Sugar in Our Wounds @ Manhattan Theatre Club.   read more

This Week on Broadway for June 24, 2018: Vivian Reed

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Vivian Reed about her show coming at The Green Room 42. We review Skintight @ Roundabout, Mint’s Conflict, Sugar in Our Wounds @ MTC, Richard H. Blake @ 54 Below, and Carole Cook @ 54 Below, and Peter sees five shows in London   This Week read more