Monday, January 15, 2024

HERE WE ARE: THERE IT WAS by Peter Filichia

“What a perfect day!” It’s the opening line of the first new Stephen Sondheim song that we’ve heard in years....Continue Reading The post HERE WE ARE: THERE IT WAS appeared first on …

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

WICKED: THE EMERALD CITY IN THE CRESCENT CITY by Peter Filichia

It all started when Gregory Maguire realized what many of us should have noticed when we first saw THE WIZARD...Continue Reading The post WICKED: THE EMERALD CITY IN THE CRESCENT CITY appear…

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Saturday, November 4, 2023

THE GREAT GATSBY FACES THE MUSIC by Peter Filichia

You’d expect a musical of THE GREAT GATSBY to display the sound of the ‘20s – and that’s what you’ll...Continue Reading The post THE GREAT GATSBY FACES THE MUSIC appeared first on …

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Saturday, October 14, 2023

THE CAT’S IN THE THEATRICAL CRADLE  by Peter Filichia

Now you have two reasons to read CAT’S CRADLE. The first has been in place since 1963, when Kurt Vonnegut,...Continue Reading The post THE CAT’S IN THE THEATRICAL CRADLE  appeared first…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Anne Frank, a Musical by Broadway Select

Anne Frank, a Musical Summary Anne Frank, a Musical, tells the story of Anne Frank through the lyrics and music...Continue Reading The post Anne Frank, a Musical appeared first on BroadwaySe…

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

SOME OTHER NEW FACES  by Peter Filichia

Don’t be ashamed. We all have misconceptions when we’re just getting interested in theater.  Didn’t you once assume that every...Continue Reading The post SOME OTHER NEW FACES  appea…

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Friday, August 4, 2023

HOORAY FOR GOIN’ HOLLYWOOD! by Peter Filichia

Was February 10, 2023 a significant date in American history? Granted, on that day, Adidas announced that it expected to...Continue Reading The post HOORAY FOR GOIN’ HOLLYWOOD! appeared fi…

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Tuesday, July 4, 2023

YES, WE DO LIKE IKE – AND JOHN RUBINSTEIN by Peter Filichia

“Never address criticism directly.” That was President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s policy, but in this one case, he’d made an exception....Continue Reading The post YES, WE DO LIKE IKE �…

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Monday, June 12, 2023

THE PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL GOES IN A DIFFERENT DIRECTION  by Peter Filichia

Eighteen actors at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival apparently agree with a line heard in THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE. “If it’s...Continue Reading The post THE PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE F…

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

ANNOUNCES 2023 OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARDS WINNERS by Broadway Select

    THE OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES 2023 OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARDS WINNERS   THE 12th ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY  WILL...Continue Reading The post ANNOUNCES 2023 OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Oh, SHUCKED! by Peter Filichia

  A liberal battles staunch and skeptical conservatives who are angered by her attempt to change things. Sounds heavy, no? ...Continue Reading The post Oh, SHUCKED! appeared first on Broad…

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Monday, April 24, 2023

Tales of Mark Twain by Broadway Select

Samuel Clemens: Tales of Mark Twain Samuel Clemens recounts his life as the legendary Mark Twain and the history that surrounded...Continue Reading The post Tales of Mark Twain appeared fir…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023

DEAR WORLD AND BAD CINDERELLA: BIT BY BIT, FIXING IT TOGETHER by Peter Filichia

  As Charles Strouse wrote in his 2008 memoir PUT ON A HAPPY FACE, “Throughout history, the strongest drives in...Continue Reading The post DEAR WORLD AND BAD CINDERELLA: BIT BY BIT, FIXI…

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Sunday, March 12, 2023

THE REWARDS OF BEING FRANK: INTO THE WILDE by Peter Filichia

Who knew that Cecily and Gwendolen would get The Seven Year Itch? Playwright Alice Scovell takes us to the eighth...Continue Reading The post THE REWARDS OF BEING FRANK: INTO THE WILDE appea…

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Sunday, February 19, 2023

DROPPING IN ON KIMBERLY AKIMBO by Peter Filichia

  Victoria Clark is no Madeline Kahn. That’s also true of Steven Boyer, Justin Cooley, Bonnie Milligan and Alli Mauzey....Continue Reading The post DROPPING IN ON KIMBERLY AKIMBO appeared…

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Monday, January 16, 2023

ASI WIND’S INNER CIRCLE: PICK A CARD, ANY CARD by Peter Filichia

  How does he do it?!?!?! It’s an oft-heard question at any magic show, and it’s certainly heard at ASI...Continue Reading The post ASI WIND’S INNER CIRCLE: PICK A CARD, ANY CARD appe…

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Sunday, December 25, 2022

Cowboy  by Broadway Select

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Sunday, December 18, 2022

NOW IT ROLLS ALONG MERRILY by Peter Filichia

And to think that in 1981 they couldn’t give tickets away. To be fair, however, the MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG...Continue Reading The post NOW IT ROLLS ALONG MERRILY appeared first on BroadwayS…

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Sunday, November 13, 2022

ALMOST FAMOUS: IT ISN’T MILLER TIME by Peter Filichia

And they say that Bobby in COMPANY is a cipher. Sondheim and Furth’s character is a six-point-six on the Richter...Continue Reading The post ALMOST FAMOUS: IT ISN’T MILLER TIME appeared …

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

XIMER by Broadway Select

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Monday, October 17, 2022

ONE WAY TO VIEW THIS 1776 by Peter Filichia

As you begin to watch the current revival of 1776, don’t forget the 10-minute rule. It’s been attributed to Sondheim,...Continue Reading The post ONE WAY TO VIEW THIS 1776 appeared first…

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Sunday, September 4, 2022

THE SHAW FESTIVAL’S 60th ANNIVERSARY SEASON by Peter Filichia

After lyricist Leo Robin had written a song for The Big Broadcast of 1938, he incurred the censor’s wrath. No,...Continue Reading The post THE SHAW FESTIVAL’S 60th ANNIVERSARY SEASON app…

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

THE OH-SO-BAD BUTCHER BOY  by Peter Filichia

  Good Lord!  This is the same actor who, as a teen, was so endearing as Arpad in the 2016...Continue Reading The post THE OH-SO-BAD BUTCHER BOY  appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Saturday, July 16, 2022

HOW TO THEATRICALLY SPEND YOUR SUMMER VACATION by Peter Filichia

All right, you missed MACBETH, PLAZA SUITE and AMERICAN BUFFALO, which all finished their runs as scheduled on July 10....Continue Reading The post HOW TO THEATRICALLY SPEND YOUR SUMMER VACA…

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

THE FANTASTICKS: THE BOYS NEXT DOOR by Peter Filichia

If you’ve written a song called “Never Say No,” aren’t you automatically required to say “Yes!” to any suggestion? Nevertheless,...Continue Reading The post THE FANTASTICKS: THE …

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

FUNNY GIRL: FELDSTEIN ON BROADWAY by Peter Filichia

One big mistake made in the new revival of FUNNY GIRL has nothing to do with Beanie Feldstein. Those who...Continue Reading The post FUNNY GIRL: FELDSTEIN ON BROADWAY appeared first on Broad…

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Saturday, April 16, 2022

PLAZA SUITES TO THE SWEET AND SOUR by Peter Filichia

  Seeing Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE brought to mind the real surprise that theatergoers had...Continue Reading The post PLAZA SUITES TO THE SWEET AND SOUR app…

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

PimComedy: The Musical by Broadway Select

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Sunday, March 6, 2022

SHENANIGANS – Irish Celebration by Broadway Select

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

MJ: I’M BAD by Peter Filichia

  How many hundreds of times have critics said “If you liked [name of old show], you’ll love [name of...Continue Reading The post MJ: I’M BAD appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE … BUT … by Peter Filichia

Think of a piece of wallpaper whose edge in the upper corner has come loose from insufficient or incompetent glue....Continue Reading The post SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE … BUT … appeared …

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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