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This Week on Broadway for November 27, 2022: Sandra @ Vineyard Theatre

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Jena Tesse Fox, Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about & Juliet, Sandra @ Vineyard Theatre, Mrs. Loman @ The Tank, Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & The Pool, Boswell @ 59e59, Irene Cara’s passing, A Year without Sondheim, and a Very Special Birthday! “This Week on Broadway” read more


Special Episode: Elysa Gardner on the Magic and Mayhem in the Creation of ‘Pippin’

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On today’s episode, Matt is in conversation with theater and music critic and journalist Elysa Gardner. Her new book “Magic to Do: Pippin’s Fantastic, Fraught Journey to Broadway and Beyond” details the contentious road that the show took to the Broadway stage. In the interview, Matt and Elysa discuss why read more


Class Notes: From “The Gett,” playwright and cast member Liba Vaynberg

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Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Liba Vaynberg, playwright and cast member of “The Gett” at Rattlestick Theatre. Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-off Broadway. For a transcript of this episode, please email [email protected] and include the episode name.


Special Episode: David Leopold on the Legacy of Al Hirschfeld

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On today’s episode, Matt is in conversation with David Leopold the creative director of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation. The foundation recently released “The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld 1962-2002,” the follow-up to the iconic original volume.  Hirschfeld is also the focus of a special interactive exhibit at the newly read more


Special Episode: Paul Salsini on Chronicling Stephen Sondheim

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On today’s special episode, Matt is in conversation with Paul Salsini, the founder and original editor The Sondheim Review.  For ten years, they exchanged notes, letters, faxes, and phone calls. Stephen Sondheim would contact him, and Paul Salsini, the founder and editor of The Sondheim Review, would respond. Now, Salsini has read more


Special Episode: Rupert Holmes on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ‘Nutty Professor,’ Singing Matt’s Name

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In what is a career highlight for Matt, the legendary, Tony-winning writer and composer Rupert Holmes talks about his latest play “All Things Equal – The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” which is playing in Sag Harbor through Nov. 27 before resuming its national tour in the new read more


This Week on Broadway for November 20, 2022: & Juliet

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Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about & Juliet, Kimberly Akimbo, Only Gold @ MCC, Almost Famous, Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & The Pool, The New York Pops: Broadway Blockbusters, Al Hirschfeld book release, and The Museum of Broadway. “This Week on Broadway” has been coming to read more