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Sunday, August 2, 2020

This Week on Broadway for August 2, 2020: Raul Esparza by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Raul Esparza This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the longest running Bro…

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

This Week on Broadway for July 26, 2020: Plays We Love by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson talk about Jan’s Summer Reading list. In the main discussion we chat about plays we love. This Week on Broadway has been …

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

This Week on Broadway for July 19, 2020: Summer Reading by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about recommendations for Summer Reading. Also, Peter attends a live performance in NYC! Michael talks about a new musical film, …

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

This Week on Broadway for July 12, 2020: Songs We Love from Shows We Don’t by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about our favorite songs from shows which weren’t our favorites. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 20…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 9, 2020 – Christine Toy Johnson by James Marino

Today we have a chat with writer and director Christine Toy Johnson about her show “EMPRESS MAY LEE LOTUS BLOSSOM,” which is a 20 minute play that you can see Friday and Saturday as part…

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

This Week on Broadway for July 5, 2020: Not Yet Musicals by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about movies that are not yet musicals, but we would love to see This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009…

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

This Week on Broadway for June 28, 2020: Most Beautiful Ballads by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the most beautiful ballads in musicals. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the longest…

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

This Week on Broadway for June 21, 2020: Fathers by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about fathers in shows, for Father’s Day 2020. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the long…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

This Week on Broadway for June 14, 2020: Drama Desk Awards and Showstoppers by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and our favorite showstoppers. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week sinc…

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

This Week on Broadway for June 7, 2020: Tony Awards Memories by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about their favorite moments from previous Tony Awards. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is t…

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

This Week on Broadway for May 31, 2020: Larry Kramer, 1936 Show Boat on Blu-ray by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Larry Kramer, Chita Rivera’s 80th Celebration (from 2013), and the 1936 film of Show Boat Blu-ray release. …

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

This Week on Broadway for May 24, 2020: Joes and Plays on Film by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about our Favorite Plays on Film. We also talk about Shows, Songs and Characters named Joe and Joseph from our favorite shows. This…

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

BroadwayRadio Special: Hunter Bell and the [title of show] show Vineyard Theatre Virtual Variety Show show! by James Marino

James Marino speaks with Hunter Bell about the upcoming the [title of show] show Vineyard Theatre Virtual Variety Show show! Guest: Hunter Bell the [title of show] showVineyard TheatreVirtua…

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

This Week on Broadway for May 17, 2020: Our Favorite Title Songs by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about their favorite Title Songs This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the longest running Broa…

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

This Week on Broadway for May 10, 2020: Iconic Mothers on Stage by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the iconic mothers on stage. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. It is the longest running Br…

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

This Week on Broadway for May 3, 2020: Favorite Movie Musicals (Originally on Stage) by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about their favorite favorite movie musicals that were originally written for the stage. This Week on Broadway has been coming to y…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Spotlight: Kate Shindle, President of Actors’ Equity Association by James Marino

The Spotlight podcast is hosted by Jena Tesse Fox. Guest: Kate Shindle, President of Actors’ Equity Association @AEAPresident | @KateShindle Kate Shindle was elected President of Actors’…

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

This Week on Broadway for April 26, 2020: Favorite Songs from Lesser Played Albums by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about their favorite songs from albums that do not get played as often as others. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you ever…

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Spotlight: Todd Buonopane by James Marino

The Spotlight podcast is hosted by Jena Tesse Fox. Guest: Todd Buonopane Twitter | Instagram | Facebook On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Spotlight,” Jena Tesse Fox talks to Todd Buo…

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

This Week on Broadway for April 19, 2020: Our Desert Island Discs by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere strand themselves on an island with only a handful of recordings. Which ones will they pick? This Week on Broadway has been coming to yo…

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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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