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Stagecraft: Loy A. Webb, The Light @ MCC Theater

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.   Guest: Loy A. Webb, The Light @ MCC Theater Loy A. Webb is a Chicago born playwright and theatre journalist. Her debut play The read more


This Week on Broadway for February 10, 2019: The Light, Call Me Madam

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss The Light @ MCC, Call Me Madam @ Encores, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Fair Lady, The Shadow of a Gunman @ Irish Rep, and Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State @ Minetta Lane   This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every read more


This Week on Broadway for April 22, 2018: Lynn Ahrens

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Lynn Ahrens. Reviews include My Fair Lady, Dance a Little Closer @ Green Room 42, Children of a Lesser God, MCC Theater’s production of Transfers, Red Bull Theater’s production of The Metromaniacs, Candide @ Carnegie Hall, Wheelhouse Theater Company’s production of Happy Birthday, Wanda June, and Hair @ Wagner read more


This Week on Broadway for March 4, 2018: The Amateurs and Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about The Amateurs @ Vineyard Theatre, Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story @ Signature, Mufti’s Subways Are For Sleeping, Kings @ The Public Theater, queens @ LCT3, Lenny’s Lyricists @ 92Y, and MCC Theater’s Relevance   This read more


This Week on Broadway for February 5, 2017: Georgie and Yen

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Georgie, Yen, The Full Monty, Mope, Cardiff, Fade, and New York Philharmonic. We discuss Sunset Boulevard, Sunday in the Park, Paul Jabara’s Rachael Lily Rosenbloom, Nick & Nora, and 1984.   This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week (mostly) since March 16, 2009 read more


This Week on Broadway for October 2, 2016: Bess Wohl

Lindsay Barenz, James Marino, and Jan Simpson discuss talk with playwright Bess Wohl about Small Mouth Sounds and her other work. Peter Filichia and Michael Portantiere join after for reviews of All the Ways to Say I Love You, The Encounter, The Trial of an American President, Nat Turner in Jerusalem, Marni Nixon Memorial, and Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History read more