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Saturday, April 18, 2020

BroadwayRadio Special: Georgia Stitt, “A Quiet Revolution” by James Marino

James Marino speaks with Georgia Stitt about her new CD, “A Quiet Revolution” Guest: Georgia Stitt A Quiet Revolution Georgia’s Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Sou…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Today on Broadway: Friday, April 17, 2020 by James Marino

Two-time Tony winner Brian Dennehy dies at 81, the Broadway-intended production of “1776”  reveals its cast, the winners of 2020 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards are announced, a…

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 & Keith Sherman by James Marino

The show will go on for “Celebrating 25 Years of Disney” after all, BAM cancels its remaining spring programming, award show news, and more. “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday th…

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

This Week on Broadway for April 12, 2020: Hits I Didn’t Love by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about shows that were financial successes, but we didn’t necessarily love. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every wee…

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

This Week on Broadway for April 5, 2020: Flops I’ve Loved by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about shows that have flopped (lost money; not a commercial success) but that we loved. This Week on Broadway has been coming to yo…

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

This Week on Broadway for March 29, 2020: Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, Schwartz, and Kander. by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about TV versions of Auntie Mame and Purlie. We also talk about the passing of Terrence McNally. We talk in depth about four major …

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

This Week on Broadway for March 22, 2020: Grover Dale by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Grover Dale about his career including the Original Broadway Cast of West Side Story, Li’l Abner, Greenwillow, and Sail Away…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

BroadwayRadio Special: Warren Hoffman, author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical by James Marino

James Marino speaks with Warren Hoffman about his book, “The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical”, which just received its second edition Guest: Warren Hoffman Warren currentl…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

This Week on Broadway for March 15, 2020: Coronavirus Closes Broadway by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the suspension of Broadway shows during the Coronavirus outbreak in the US, what it means for the Broadway community, and how…

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Stagecraft: Katori Hall, Playwright of “The Hot Wing King” by James Marino

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: Katori Hall, P…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

This Week on Broadway for March 8, 2020: Girl From The North Country and Dana H. by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla, Girl From The North Country, Dana H. @ Vineyard Theatre, About Love @ The Sheen Ce…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Class Notes: From “The Perplexed,” Zane Pais by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Zane Pais, actor from “The Perplexed” playing off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club’s City Center. Class notes actively covers New York’s cu…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

This Week on Broadway for March 1, 2020: West Side Story by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about West Side Story, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Hello Dolly National Tour in Philadelphia, Broadway By The Year: Volume 1: Broad…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Class Notes: From “Incantata,” Sam Yates by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Sam Yates, Director of “Incantata” playing off-Broadway at the Irish Repertory Theatre. Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 27, 2020 by James Marino

Presley IS Lydia, Schumacher IS HERCULES (and AIDA!), NORTH COUNTRY on “Tonight”, NYT: Is Broadway Stuck?, Disney’s 3rd Annual Women’s Day on Broadway, The Public is counting on you.…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by James Marino

Kinnear Joins MOCKINGBIRD in April, Review Roundup: CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND and ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS, DARLING GRENADINE extends, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT extends longer, the Miranda Family presen…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

This Week on Broadway for February 23, 2020: The Sabbath Girl @ 59e59 by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Zoe Caldwell, The Sabbath Girl @ 59e59, Mack & Mabel @ New York City Center, A Cocktail Party Social Experiment @ The Che…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Winter 2020 NYC Visit, Part 3 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Monday, 2/17 @ 7AM, Matt and James chat about Unknown Soldier, Anatomy of a Suicide, Unsinkable Molly Brown, Moulin Rouge Broadw…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, February 17, 2020 by James Marino

AMERICAN UTOPIA can’t get enough of Broadway, This Week’s Show Schedule, ALW’s CINDERELLA finds its Ella, BLACK ORPHEUS on track for Broadway bow, JAGGED LITTLE PILL brawl Patreon: Bro…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

This Week on Broadway for February 16, 2020: Hamlet @ St. Ann’s Warehouse by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Romeo & Bernadette to transfer, 54 Sings Lovesong @ 54 Below, Spring Awakening @ Round House Theatre, Seesaw @ Theatre Ro…

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Stagecraft: Zora Howard, Playwright of “Stew” by James Marino

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: Zora Howard, P…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Winter 2020 NYC Visit, Part 2 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Friday, 2/14 @ 11AM, Matt and James chat about Hadestown, Cambodian Rock Band, and the first preview of Six! Riedel: “Black Or…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, February 14, 2020 by James Marino

WEST SIDE STORY Statement makes it worse, DOUBTFIRE / HANGMEN / WICKED / VISITOR casting updates, THE WAR OF THE ROSES and MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS @ Ogunquit, van Hove and Mayer go to the Opera…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 13, 2020 by James Marino

Bedlam Remounts CRUCIBLE, MUSIC MAN looking for Winthrop, A look behind DIANA, UNSINKABLE stays afloat for two more weeks, ROMEO & BERNADETTE lives once more, Adrienne Warren and Katori …

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by James Marino

WTF! Audra, Bobby, Carla in STREETCAR, ALADDIN(s), New PORGY on Film coming, Chavkin to Direct Shrew’s Nest film, MEAN GIRLS finishes elongated replacement casting, BLUE at the Apollo cast…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Winter 2020 NYC Visit, Part 1 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Saturday, 11/16 @ 10AM, Matt and James chat about the first five shows Matt has seen on his trip to NYC.  Today’s reviews: 2/…

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by James Marino

Oscars: Winners and Best Moments, Broadway Box Office, LLT to be Karen in MEAN GIRLS, CINDERELLA movie casting, Stewart/Whitley expands, ORATORIO news, Matthew Lopez says more about INHERITA…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 10, 2020 by James Marino

Matt is on the loose, Rebecca Luker makes announcement, Lane and Metcalf to do SALESMAN, This Week’s Openings and Closings, 54 Below’s Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, EMOJILAND hire…

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

This Week on Broadway for February 9, 2020: Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Jan Simpson talk about The Kleban Prize in Musical Theatre, Burning House by Joe Nelms, The New Group production of Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, M…

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

This Week on Broadway for February 2, 2020: Grand Horizons by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Grand Horizons, The Confession of Lily Dare, A Soldier’s Play, The Little Mermaid, Paris @ Atlantic Theater Company, Lyrics…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Special: Jena Tesse Fox’s Reflections on 2019 by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox and James Marino chat about the 2019 on and off Broadway. Jena Tesse Fox | Twitter | Instagram Jena Tesse Fox has been writing about theater for more than 10 years for numerou…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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