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Sunday, August 13, 2023

This Week on Broadway for August 13, 2023: The Shark is Broken by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review The Shark is Broken, Toros @ Second Stage, Back to the Future: The Musical, A Eulogy for Roman @ 59e59, Rock & Roll Man @ New…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, August 6, 2023

This Week on Broadway for August 6, 2023: Summer Stock @ Goodspeed by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Summer Stock @ Goodspeed Opera House, Orpheus Descending @ Theater for a New Audience, Back to the Future: The Musical, Daniel Re…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Class Notes: Sam Wright from “Prejudice and Pride” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Sam Wright, composer, lyricist, book writer, and star of “Prejudice and Pride” at 59E59. Sam Wright, photo by Brian Paulette Tim Ahlenius, P.T. Ma…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Sunday, July 23, 2023

This Week on Broadway for July 23, 2023: Here Lies Love by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Here Lies Love, Alex Edelman: Just For Us, The Doctor @ Park Avenue Armory, Charles Kirsch’s Backstage Babble LIVE! @ 54 Below,…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 16, 2023

This Week on Broadway for July 16, 2023: Grease @ The Argyle Theatre by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Grease @ The Argyle Theatre, and Theater Camp (Movie). Discussions include John Kenrick’s Musicals 101 website, TV ratings, rev…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 9, 2023

This Week on Broadway for July 9, 2023: Good Vibrations: A Punk Rock Musical @ Irish Arts Center by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Good Vibrations: A Punk Rock Musical @ Irish Arts Center, and the Ethan Mordden book, “Gays on Broadway”. Discussion topics i…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Tuesday, July 4, 2023

BroadwayRadio Special: Jan Simpson’s 2023 Summer Reading List and Interview with Robert W. Schneider by James Marino

In this special July 4, 2023 episode, James Marino and Jan Simpson talk with Robert W. Schneider about his new book, “Fifty Key Stage Musicals.” This book is part of Jan Simpson’s 2023…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 08:00AM
Sunday, July 2, 2023

This Week on Broadway for July 2, 2023: Hamlet @ The Delacorte by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Hamlet @ The Delacorte Theater, Once Upon a One More Time, The Empire Strips Back @ Orpheum Theater, The Great Gatsby – The Imm…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, June 25, 2023

This Week on Broadway for June 25, 2023: The Light in the Piazza @ Encores! by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere reviews include The Light in the Piazza @ Encores, Once Upon a One More Time, Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground, Scott Siegel’s Broadwa…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Class Notes: John J. Caswell, Jr. from “Wet Brain” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to playwright John J. Caswell, Jr. of “Wet Brain”. It’s presented by MCC and Playwrights Horizons, playing at Playwrights. Julio Monge, Photo by Jo…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:00AM
Sunday, June 18, 2023

This Week on Broadway for June 18, 2023: John Rubinstein in Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with John Rubinstein who is starring in Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground at Theatre at St. Clements. “This Week on Broadway” ha…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Class Notes: Smokey Stevens from “I Just Want To Tell Somebody” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Smokey Stevens, writer and performer of “I Just Want To Tell Somebody” at Theater for the New City. “Class Notes” actively covers New York’s…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Sunday, June 11, 2023

This Week on Broadway for June 11, 2023: Days of Wine and Roses @ Atlantic Theater Company by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Days of Wine and Roses @ Atlantic Theater Company, Henry IV, Part 2 @ Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Primary Trust @ Roundabo…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, June 4, 2023

This Week on Broadway for June 4, 2023: Tony Award Predictions by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Grey House and New York City Opera: La Bohème @ Bryant Park. After the reviews we give our predictions for next week’s Tony Aw…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 28, 2023

This Week on Broadway for May 28, 2023: Muses @ Theatre East by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the recorded orchestra of Here Lies Love, and the possible recordings of WGA members at the Tony Awards. Reviews include Muse…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 21, 2023

This Week on Broadway for May 21, 2023: Monty Python’s Spamalot @ The Kennedy Center by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Monty Python’s Spamalot @ The Kennedy Center, Passing Strange @ Signature Theatre, Let Me Cook For You @ Theaterlab, and Wa…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 14, 2023

This Week on Broadway for May 14, 2023: Gypsy @ Goodspeed and The Goodbye Girl @ The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Tony Awards broadcast possibly being cancelled this year. Reviews include Gypsy @ Goodspeed, The Goodbye Girl @ The J2 Sp…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, May 12, 2023

All the Drama: 1983 Pulitzer Prize Winner “’night, Mother” by Marsha Norman by James Marino

All The Drama is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of deep dives into the plays that have won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The Pulitzer Prize for Drama: “‘night, Mother”1983 Pulit…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 10:00PM
Sunday, May 7, 2023

This Week on Broadway for May 7, 2023: Tony Award Nominations by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about: the Tony Award Nominations, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! @ New York City Center, Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe with MasterVoi…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, April 30, 2023

This Week on Broadway for April 30, 2023: New York, New York by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about:New York, New YorkPrima FacieGood Night, OscarSummer, 1976Robin and Me @ Theater RowGod of Carnage @ Theater RowSugar @ Theat…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, April 23, 2023

This Week on Broadway for April 23, 2023: Shucked by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Shucked, The Thanksgiving Play, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, and Arsenic and Old Lace on Staten Island. We also talk about the passi…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, April 21, 2023

Class Notes: Celia Mei Rubin from “Life of Pi” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Celia Mei Rubin, cast member of “Life of Pi” “Class Notes” actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-off Broadway. …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:01PM
Sunday, April 16, 2023

This Week on Broadway for April 16, 2023: The Phantom of the Opera by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the closing of The Phantom of the Opera. Reviews include: Camelot, Fat Ham (Broadway), White Girl In Danger @ Tony Kiser Thea…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, April 2, 2023

This Week on Broadway for April 2, 2023: Life of Pi by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Life of Pi, Sweeney Todd, VANITIES – The Musical @ The York, Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, and Rough Trade – The Tank NYC “T…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 26, 2023

This Week on Broadway for March 26, 2023: Parade and Sweeney Todd – The Battle of the Revivals by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Parade, Sweeney Todd, The Coast Starlight @ Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, The Harder They Come @ The Public Theater, and Marilyn…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 19, 2023

This Week on Broadway for March 19, 2023: Dear World @ New York City Center by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Dear World @ New York City Center, How to Defend Yourself @ New York Theatre Workshop, A Doll’s House, This G*d Damn House …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 12, 2023

This Week on Broadway for March 12, 2023: Elyria @ Atlantic Theater Company by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ St. Clements, Washington Square @ Axis Theatre Company, Elyria @ Atlantic Theater Company, Love Song …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 5, 2023

This Week on Broadway for March 5, 2023: Allegro @ Western Connecticut State University by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Allegro @ Western Connecticut State University, Conversations After Sex @ Irish Arts Center, Love @ Park Avenue Armory, and B…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, February 26, 2023

This Week on Broadway for February 26, 2023: A Bright New Boise @ Signature Theatre by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Pictures From Home, The Colonial Players production of Lauren Gunderson’s The Book of Will, A Bright New Boise @ Signature …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, February 19, 2023

This Week on Broadway for February 19, 2023: Twelfth Night @ The Classical Theatre of Harlem by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Twelfth Night @ The Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Wanderers @ Roundabout, Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?! @ Greenwich Hou…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, February 12, 2023

This Week on Broadway for February 12, 2023: Pictures From Home by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Pictures From Home, 33rd Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, Lucy @ Minetta Lane Theatre, Heather Headley @ Carnegie Hal…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards