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This Week on Broadway for August 7, 2011: Follies begins, Porgy is on deck, with Lauren Ambrose in the hole.

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk about the start of Follies previews, Porgy & Bess reconception, and Lauren Ambrose taking on Fanny Brice, as well as other news around the Broadway community.


This Week on Broadway for July 31, 2011: People with Three Names

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Kevin Michael Murphy about their series of shows “If It Only Even Runs A Minute”. Peter is just back from trips to Shaw and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festivals. Also, we discuss the news of the week on Broadway: Rylance gives it away, Patti and Mandy, Lea, The “F” word (flop), Tony Awards, and Sam Norkin.


This Week on Broadway for July 24, 2011: Another Day of 110 in the Shade…

Peter Filichia, James Marinoand Michael Portantiere discuss the passing of Tom Aldredge, Darren Criss going into H2$, Sonia Friedman’s comments on the cost of Broadway producing, ACT in Seattle offering All you can see for only $25 a month, Cirque du Soleil’s Zarkana @ RCMH, and gay marriage on Broadway.


This Week on Broadway for July 17, 2011: Hair today, Iceman Tomorrow?

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino discuss Hair’s return to Broadway, New Jersey Youth Theater, Broadway’s Rising Stars, Brooke Shields in The Addams Family, Iceman Cometh (to Broadway?), Salome, Tony Stevens, Jerome Rosenfeld and Love Never made it to Broadway.


This Week on Broadway for July 10, 2011: MVPs and God Writes Lousy Theater

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino discuss Master Class opening, Book of Mormon’s free performance, Hugh Jackman, Jesus Christ Superstar revival coming?, H2$ and Broadway in Bryant Park Free Concert Series.


This Week on Broadway for July 3, 2011: Jimmy’s, Frank’s, and Jason’s

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino discuss the National High School Musical Theater Awards, Silence The Musical, Frank Loesser, Bootlegs of live performances, and the spate of opening announcements.