All stories by James Marino on BroadwayStars

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Stagecraft: Matthew Spangler, Playwright of “The Kite Runner” 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: Matthew Spangl…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 11:23AM
Sunday, July 31, 2022

This Week on Broadway for July 31, 2022: Oresteia by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss the recording session of the upcoming release of The Music Man 2022 Cast Recording. Peter is writing the liner notes, and was at…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 24, 2022

This Week on Broadway for July 24, 2022: The Kite Runner by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss The Kite Runner, Notre Dame de Paris, Into The Woods, Titanique, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ Theatre at St. Clement’s, Simply Barb…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 17, 2022

This Week on Broadway for July 17, 2022: Into The Woods by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Into The Woods, Love Quirks, Richard III @ Shakespeare in the Park, Scott Siegel’s Almost On Broadway @ The Town Hall, and mor…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 10, 2022

This Week on Broadway for July 10, 2022: The Nutty Professor @ Ogunquit Playhouse by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss The Nutty Professor @ Ogunquit Playhouse, BroadwayBarks, A Chorus Line @ Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Jeff Harnar @ The La…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

BroadwayRadio Special: Jan Simpson’s 2022 Summer Reading List and Interview with Author, Jordan Schildcrout by James Marino

In this special July 3, 2022 episode, James Marino and Jan Simpson talk with Jordan Schildcrout about his new book, “In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays.” This …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

This Week on Broadway for June 26, 2022: Epiphany @ Lincoln Center Theater by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson discuss Epiphany @ Lincoln Center Theater, Corsicana @ Playwrights Horizons, Memorial for Harvey Evans, Fat Ham @ Public Th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

This Week on Broadway for June 19, 2022: The 2022 Tony Awards Wrap Up by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss the 2022 Tony Awards. We also review The Bedwetter @ The Atlantic Theater Company, The Pin-Up Girls: A Musical Love Letter @ NJ …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

This Week on Broadway for June 12, 2022: The 2022 Tony Awards Predictions by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere predict the 2022 Tony Awards. We also speak with John and Matthew Drinkwater about the upcoming The Boys from Syracuse in Concert at 54 …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 01:00PM
Sunday, June 5, 2022

This Week on Broadway for June 5, 2022: The Fantasticks @ Flint Repertory Theatre by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about a possible casino in Times Square and what that means for Broadway. Reviews include The Fantasticks @ Flint Repertory Theatre…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 29, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 29, 2022: Fat Ham by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Fat Ham @ The Public, Which Way to the Stage @ MCC, Golden Shield @ Manhattan Theatre Club, A Case for the Existence of God @…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 22, 2022: Mr. Saturday Night by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Flower Drum Song (movie), Marilyn Maye @ York Benefit, Mr. Saturday Night, Funny Girl (with Julie Benko!), Pablo, Mr. Yun…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 15, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 15, 2022: A Case for the Existence of God by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about A Case for the Existence of God, Into the Woods @ New York City Center, The Cher Show @ Ogunquit Playhouse, H*tl…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 8, 2022: Macbeth by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Macbeth, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Minutes, Mr. Saturday Night, American Buffalo, Paradise Square, for colored girls who hav…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 1, 2022: POTUS by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about POTUS, Harmony, Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, and Hangmen. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Class Notes: From “Paradise Square,” Sidney DuPont by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Sidney DuPont, from “Paradise Square” Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-off Broadway. For a transc…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 03:00PM
Sunday, April 24, 2022

This Week on Broadway for April 24, 2022: Suffs by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Suffs @ The Public Theater, To My Girls @ Second Stage, for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is e…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, April 16, 2022

This Week on Broadway for April 16, 2022: Harmony: A New Musical by Barry Manilow & Bruce Sussman by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Cyrano de Bergerac @ BAM, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Birthday Candles, The Little Prince, Harmony: A New Musical by Barry…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, April 15, 2022

Class Notes: From “Birthday Candles,” Crystal Finn by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Crystal Finn, from “Birthday Candles” CRYSTAL FINN (Joan/Alex/Beth). Broadway debut. Also at Roundabout: Bobbie Clearly and Kingdom Come. New York…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:00PM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

This Week on Broadway for April 10, 2022: Take Me Out by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Take Me Out, Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written @ The York Theatre Company, Stokes @ Town Hall, and last week’…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

Class Notes: From “Little Girl Blue,” Laiona Michelle, Writer & Star by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Laiona Michelle, Writer & Star, from “Little Girl Blue” Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-off …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 03:00PM
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Class Notes: From “The Patsy,” David Greenspan by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to David Greenspan, from “The Patsy” The Patsy at Transport Group The Patsy by Barry ConnersPerformed by David GreenspanDirected by Jack Cummings III…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 03:00PM
Sunday, April 3, 2022

This Week on Broadway for April 3, 2022: Debbie Gravitte by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Debbie Gravitte about her upcoming shows “Debbie Plus One” at Birdland Jazz Club. Reviews include Plaza Suite, Paradise Sq…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 27, 2022

This Week on Broadway for March 27, 2022: Little Girl Blue by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Little Girl Blue, The Bridges of Madison County @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, The Chinese Lady @ Public Theater, Encompas…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 20, 2022

This Week on Broadway for March 20, 2022 by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Big Fish @ Musical Theatre Southwest, Sam Harris @ 54 Below, A Touch of the Poet @ The Irish Repertory Theatre, Encompass New…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 17, 2022 by James Marino

AEA to Go In-Person Auditions, Fosse’s “Dancin’” at The Old Globe, Taron Edgerton in “Cock” on the West End “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hit…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Sunday, March 13, 2022

This Week on Broadway for March 13, 2022 by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson review On Sugarland @ NYTW, Anyone Can Whistle, MasterVoices @ Carnegie Hall, WP Theater and Vineyard co-production of sandblasted, Coal Co…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Sunday, March 6, 2022

This Week on Broadway for March 6, 2022 by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Nkeki Obi-Melekwe in TINA, The New York Pops: One Night Only: An Evening with Norm Lewis, This Space Between Us @ Keen Company, a…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Class Notes: From “The Hang,” Matt Ray by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Matt Ray, composer of “The Hang” playing the HERE Arts Center. Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-o…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 05:55PM
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Class Notes: From “This Space Between Us,” Playwright Peter Gil-Sheridan by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Peter Gil-Sheridan, from “This Space Between Us” This Space Between Us @ Theatre RowTheatre Five2/22/22 – 4/2/22Produced by Keen Company Written…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 10:00PM
Sunday, February 27, 2022

This Week on Broadway for February 27, 2022: Elizabeth Stanley, “Anyone Can Whistle” by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Elizabeth Stanley about the upcoming MasterVoices concert staging of Anyone Can Whistle on Thursday, March 10 at Carnegie Hall…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

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