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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

BroadwayRadio Special – Sondheim on the Sweeney Todd Movie by James Marino

In 2009, Michael Portantiere sent Stephen Sondheim questions for a book Michael was writing as part of a series of books being published by Hal Leonard Publishing. Michael was covering the t…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

This Week on Broadway for May 26, 2024: The New Group’s production of All of Me by James Marino

Laura Winters, Ashley Brooke Monroe, Madison Ferris, Florencia Lozano, Kyra Sedgwick, Lily Mae Harrington, Danny J. Gomez and Brian Morabito at the first rehearsal of All of Me. Photo by Nat…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

BroadwayRadio Interview: Jeff Calhoun, Director / Choreographer of A Complicated Woman by James Marino

A Complicated WomanMay 10 – June 2, 2024the Terris Theatre, Chester JEFF CALHOUN (Director/Choreographer) Broadway: Disney’s Newsies (Tony Award Nomination for Best Director), Bonnie &am…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 09:35AM
Sunday, May 19, 2024

This Week on Broadway for May 19, 2024: Here There Are Blueberries @ NYTW by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about Here There Are Blueberries @ NYTW, Colt Coeur’s production of Still @ DR2, Scarlett Dreams @ Greenwich House Theater, Staff Me…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 12, 2024

This Week on Broadway for May 12, 2024: The Great Gatsby by James Marino

Jeremy Jordan in The Great Gatsby (c) Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about The Great Gatsby, Illinoise, Mother Play, and SOOP Th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 5, 2024

This Week on Broadway for May 5, 2024: Cabaret by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Tony Awards nominations, Cabaret, Hell’s Kitchen, Sally & Tom @ The Public Theater, tick, tick…BO…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 28, 2024: Stereophonic (and many others!) by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Stereophonic, Uncle Vanya, Suffs, The Wiz, Patriots, Mary Jane, and The Heart of Rock and Roll (Inspired by the Songs of Huey…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, April 21, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 21, 2024: Suffs by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Suffs, The Outsiders, Hell’s Kitchen, Lempicka, MasterVoices production The Grapes of Wrath, “This Week on Broadway” ha…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Class Notes: Carson Stewart “The Notebook” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Carson Stewart, who plays “Fin and Johnny” in “The Notebook” at the Schoenfeld Theatre. THE NOTEBOOK SITZPROBE Photo by Michaelah Reynolds “…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 09:00PM
Sunday, April 14, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 14, 2024: The Outsiders by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about The Outsiders, Oh, Mary! @ The Lucille Lortel, Teeth @ Playwrights Horizons, Dead Outlaw @ Audible’s Minetta Lane Theatre, …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Class Notes: Alex Hurt from “Patriots” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Alex Hurt, playing Alexander LItvinenko in “Patriots” at the Barrymore Theatre. Alex Hurt as Alexander Litvinenko in Patriots by Peter Morgan, dir…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Sunday, April 7, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 7, 2024: Tuesdays with Morrie @ Sea Dog Theater by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the passing of Christopher Durang. Reviews include Tuesdays with Morrie @ Sea Dog Theater, The Who’s Tommy, Teeth @ Playwri…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 31, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 31, 2024: The Who’s Tommy by James Marino

(l-r) John Ambrosino (Uncle Ernie), Bobby Conte (Cousin Kevin), Ali Louis Bourzgui (Tommy),Alison Luff (Mrs. Walker), Adam Jacobs (Captain Walker) and the company of THE WHO’S TOMMY Photo …

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Sunday, March 24, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 24, 2024: Water for Elephants by James Marino

The cast of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS – Photo by Matthew Murphy Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Water for Elephants, An Enemy of the People, Eddie Izzard in Haml…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 17, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 17, 2024: The Notebook by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about The Notebook, Doubt, Brooklyn Laundry, Sunday in the Park with George @ The Axelrod Performing Arts Center, and American Thea…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 10, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 10, 2024: Corruption @ Lincoln Center Theater by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about The Ally @ The Public, 54 Sings Broadway’s Greatest Hits, FIVE: The Parody Musical, Brooklyn Laundry @ MTC at New York City…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 3, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 3, 2024: Oh, Mary! @ The Lucille Lortel by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about Oh, Mary! @ The Lucille Lortel Theater, The Connector @ MCC, The Seven Year Disappear @ New Group / Signature Center, The Almeid…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 29, 2024 by James Marino

Iglehart is Louis Armstrong, Brionessss Storm Hadestown, NYTW’s BLUEBERRIES, Jinkx goes Shopping, Gun & Powder is legal in NJ, Bordello @ York, Cariou & Filichia fêted! “Today o…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 08:00AM
Monday, February 26, 2024

Class Notes: Mona Pirnot from “I Love You So Much I Could Die” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Mona Pirnot, writer and star of “I Love You So Much I Could Die” at New York Theatre Workshop. “Class Notes” actively covers New York’s curr…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

This Week on Broadway for February 25, 2024: Jelly’s Last Jam @ Encores! by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about Oh, Mary! @ The Lucille Lortel Theater, Jelly’s Last Jam @ Encores!, A Sign Of The Times @ New World Stages, Russian Troll F…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, February 24, 2024

Class Notes: Chilina Kennedy from “A Sign Of The Times” by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Chilina Kennedy, who plays “Cindy” in “A Sign Of The Times” at New World Stages. Chilina Kennedy in A Sign of the Times, directed by Gabriel B…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Sunday, February 18, 2024

This Week on Broadway for February 18, 2024: Aristocrats @ Irish Rep by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about Aristocrats @ Irish Rep, Titanic @ NYU, The Apiary @ Second Stage, Melissa Errico: A Manhattan Valentine @ Birdland, Warrior S…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, February 11, 2024

This Week on Broadway for February 11, 2024: The Connector @ MCC by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about The Connector @ The Newman Mills Theater at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space, A Chorus Line @ Argyle Theatre, Munich Med…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, February 10, 2024

All The Drama: “Next to Normal” by Brian Yorkey, 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winner 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: “Next to Normal”2010 Pulitze…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:01AM
Sunday, February 4, 2024

This Week on Broadway for February 4, 2024: Chita Rivera by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about the life of Chita Rivera. Reviews include Days of Wine and Roses @ Studio 54, tick, tick… BOOM! @ the Kennedy Center, Jonah …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, January 28, 2024

This Week on Broadway for January 28, 2024: Once Upon A Mattress @ City Center Encores! by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about Once Upon A Mattress @ City Center Encores!, Our Class @ BAM, Sweeney Todd, and White Rose: The Musical “This Week on Broadw…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

This Week on Broadway for January 21, 2024: The Whole of Time by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about Prayer For The French Republic (Peter’s review), The Whole of Time @ Torn Page, and The Perfect Game. In the news, we discus…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, January 14, 2024

This Week on Broadway for January 14, 2024: Prayer For The French Republic by James Marino

James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Broadway production of Prayer For The French Republic and Patrick Page’s off-Broadway hit, “All The Devils Are Here”. Peter Filichi…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, January 7, 2024

This Week on Broadway for January 7, 2024: Here We Are by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Here We Are, and Hell’s Kitchen @ The Public Theater. We also talk about the passing of Sarah Rice and Glynis Johns, as well as…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, December 31, 2023

This Week on Broadway for December 31, 2023: The Best of 2023 by James Marino

BroadwayRadio Listeners join Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere to talk about the best of 2023. “This Week on Broadway” has been coming to you every week since 2009. I…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, December 24, 2023

This Week on Broadway for December 24, 2023: Appropriate by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Appropriate @ Hayes Theater, Buena Vista Social Club @ Atlantic Theater Company, La Femme Theatre Productions’ Night of the…

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