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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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

PASS OVER: Hardly a Religious Ceremony by Peter Filichia

As soon as the curtain rises on PASS OVER, we immediately have two questions. What is there at the bottom...Continue Reading The post PASS OVER: Hardly a Religious Ceremony appeared first on…

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Friday, July 16, 2021

The Importance of Being Earnestly LGBTQ+ by Broadway Select

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Mandela by Broadway Select

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Friday, May 21, 2021

The Housewives of Secaucus: What a Drag! by Broadway Select

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Metamorphosis by Broadway Select

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

SCOTT MILLER’S NEW GOLDEN AGE OF MUSICALS by Peter Filichia

As always, a Scott Miller book is one I reach for with relish. In his previous tomes, Miller has proved...Continue Reading The post SCOTT MILLER’S NEW GOLDEN AGE OF MUSICALS appeared first…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

DANA H. — as in Higginbotham AND as in Hell by Peter Filichia

As Albert Blossom sings in DOCTOR DOLITTLE, “I’ve never seen anything like it in my life.” You haven’t, either. And...Continue Reading The post DANA H. — as in Higginbotham AND as …

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

A COCKTAIL PARTY Is an EXPERIMENT That Fails by Peter Filichia

“What’s the worst thing that you’ve ever seen in all your trips to the theater?” It’s a question that people...Continue Reading The post A COCKTAIL PARTY Is an EXPERIMENT That Fail…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

WEST SIDE STORY: Live on Stage – and on Screen by Peter Filichia

Oh, why not?! Let’s face it: WEST SIDE STORY, in their faithful 1980 and 2009 revivals, set few pulses racing...Continue Reading The post WEST SIDE STORY: Live on Stage – and on Screen a…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Love Quirks by Broadway Select

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY: Finally, in New York! by Peter Filichia

Wouldn’t a play with Josephine Baker, Margaret Sanger, Langston Hughes and Adam Clayton Powell have terrific dramatic possibilities? After all,...Continue Reading The post BLUES FOR AN ALA…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Trumpilton: An American Musical Parody by Broadway Select

Trumpilton: An American Musical Parody Summary Trumpilton: An American Musical Parody is a comedic, irreverent, provocative, and tweet-by-tweet romp through the...Continue Reading The post …

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE & SONGS by Peter Filichia

The first words that we hear come courtesy of an onstage Band Leader. “It’s 1969.” Those who didn’t know that...Continue Reading The post BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE & …

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Monday, February 10, 2020

MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES: Met It in St. Louis by Peter Filichia

On my way to baggage claim, I locked eyes with the lovely lady who was sitting at the welcome table...Continue Reading The post MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES: Met It in St. Louis appeared f…

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

There’s Been a Women’s March on Theater, Too! by Peter Filichia

You may have noticed that Broadway Select wasn’t around for about a week. Damn those hackers! In the interim, I...Continue Reading The post There’s Been a Women’s March on Theater, Too…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal’ to Air Weekly, Syndicate Nationally (EXCLUSIVE) by Broadway Select

“Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal” will become nationally syndicated, marking a first for a program about the Great White Way....Continue Reading The post Broadway Profiles with Tamse…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

JAMES C. NICOLA KEEPS THE “NEW” IN NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP by Peter Filichia

This week, let’s review an artistic director. James C. Nicola of New York Theatre Workshop gets a rave. He’s been...Continue Reading The post JAMES C. NICOLA KEEPS THE “NEW” IN NEW Y…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, and More Join the Cast of Broadway’s Flying Over Sunset by Broadway Select

Lincoln Center Theater’s new musical Flying Over Sunset has completed its casting. In addition to the previously announced Tony-nominated stars Carmen Cusack...Continue Reading The post …

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‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NYPL’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive by Broadway Select

Wednesday night’s performance of “Slave Play” will be filmed by the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape...Continue Reading The post ‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NY…

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BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE by Broadway Select

A bittersweet comic take on the sexual revolution in which the suavely conventional lives of two successful young couples, all...Continue Reading The post BOB & CAROL & TED & ALI…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

CATS Unmocked by Peter Filichia

This review will not sport any jokes or puns about the film version of CATS. No, it’s not a very...Continue Reading The post CATS Unmocked appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

THE MIKADO: Well, It IS in the Public Domain … by Peter Filichia

If you wanted to know who they were, they weren’t gentlemen of Japan, but of England. Theatergoers weren’t immediately in...Continue Reading The post THE MIKADO: Well, It IS in the Publi…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

THE THIN PLACE: Slim and Lean by Peter Filichia

In one way, THE THIN PLACE is a drama critic’s dream – at least for the first 60 of its...Continue Reading The post THE THIN PLACE: Slim and Lean appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

JAGGED LITTLE PILL: Not So Hard to Swallow by Peter Filichia

Sophisticated writers often stack the deck when writing about suburban families. JAGGED LITTLE PILL, now at the Broadhurst, seems to...Continue Reading The post JAGGED LITTLE PILL: Not So Ha…

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