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by Michael Portantiere


07/15/2010: This Year's Rent

07/13/2010: Presidential Material

07/04/2010: Hardy Boy

06/29/2010: High School Stars

06/21/2010: Falling in Love Again

06/17/2010: A Meeting of the 'mos (and Their Friends)

06/11/2010: The 2010 Phony Awards

06/09/2010: Every One a Winner

06/03/2010: Doug Sills Gets the Hook

05/27/2010: If It Only Even Runs a Minute

05/20/2010: Gregg Baker: From Crown to Porgy

05/14/2010: Mad for Mitzi!

05/12/2010: Natalie Douglas Celebrates Lena Horne

05/10/2010: The Kid Has Two Dads

05/05/2010: Tony Hopefuls

05/04/2010: They Did It His Way

04/28/2010: Gaga for BC/EFA!

04/20/2010: Charlie Williams, "Mr. Memphis," Wins Broadway Beauty Pageant

04/12/2010: Men of Broadway

04/08/2010: Kelli and Paulo and Alan and Fritz

04/07/2010: The Best of Times is Now -- So Rock On!

03/30/2010: Notes from the Breen Office

03/22/2010: Where is Will?

03/15/2010: Steinbeck Sings

03/11/2010: Colored Lights

03/07/2010: Thinking About Yank

02/28/2010: I'm Getting Temperamental Over You

02/23/2010: Boyz Will Be Girlz (and Vice-Versa)

02/08/2010: Prepare for ReEntry

02/08/2010: You're in the Armory Now!

02/04/2010: Each Day is Valentine's Day

01/28/2010: What A View From the Bridge Taught Me (and Re-Taught Me)

01/20/2010: Richard Thomas Joins the Wall of Fame

01/11/2010: Giving Carmen the Eyre

01/11/2010: The Altar Boyz Have Left the Building

01/04/2010: One More Week of Musical Theater Heaven

12/21/2009: Once in Love With Ernest

12/09/2009: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig: Gypsies of the Year

12/02/2009: Show Me Christmas!

11/29/2009: Well Met

11/24/2009: Many Thanks

11/17/2009: Wonderful Town

11/15/2009: Ann Hampton Callaway and Marc Kudisch Do the Good Stuff

11/02/2009: You're Going Out There a Soprano, But You've Got to Come Back a Diva!

10/19/2009: Welcome Back to Falsettoland

10/12/2009: "The Misbegotten G.O.P."

10/08/2009: An Era Exploding, a Century Spinning

10/02/2009: Boo Who?

09/21/2009: Changing the World, 30 Musicals at a Time

09/15/2009: Bye Bye Bea

09/13/2009: Backstage at Broadway on Broadway

09/08/2009: Oh, Vera, I Can't Wait to Hear That Overture!

09/01/2009: Sleeping Around With Sondra Lee

08/13/2009: Natalie Speaks, Marni Sings

08/12/2009: Too Darn Hot!

07/30/2009: Everything's Coming Up Merman for Klea and for You

07/28/2009: All Singin' All Dancin'

07/17/2009: A Broadway Summer at The Town Hall

07/03/2009: The Funny Girl Has Three Faces

07/01/2009: Beach Listening

06/22/2009: Steven Pasquale: Somethin' Like Love

06/12/2009: Thomas Kail in Oz

06/09/2009: The 2009 Phony Awards

06/04/2009: Superhero Celebrity Rehab

06/02/2009: Welcome to the Theatre

05/29/2009: Michael and Cheyenne and Frank

05/24/2009: Barbara Song

05/19/2009: Friends of the Theater

05/18/2009: Getting Married Today

05/13/2009: Steven Weber Uncensored

05/07/2009: Every One a Winner

05/01/2009: Michael Urie Gets Temperamental

04/29/2009: Spring in Their Steps

04/28/2009: Pops and Circumstance

04/24/2009: She Dreamed a Dream in Time Gone By

04/16/2009: Bring On the Broadway Boys!

04/14/2009: 24 Hours Can Go So Fast

04/10/2009: Dear Abby

04/03/2009: James Carpinello Rocks!

04/01/2009: Good Morning Starshine

03/27/2009: Somehow, Someday, Somewhere

03/23/2009: Audrey II

03/17/2009: Rooms Full of Talent

03/13/2009: They Both Reached for the Gunn!

03/05/2009: Music of the Night

02/17/2009: Give My Regards to Off-Broadway

02/03/2009: Parties at Sardi's

01/05/2009: A Great, Big Swallow of Puccini

12/22/2008: Year-End Musings and Follow-Ups

12/15/2008: Have Yourself a Very Barbra Christmas

12/10/2008: The Robe Must Go On!

12/05/2008: Jonathan Groff Moves Upstate

11/26/2008: Thank You Very Much

11/17/2008: I Wanna Be a Dancin', Singin', Actin', Writin', Directin', Choreographin' Man!

11/11/2008: Rosie Loves Broadway; Kids Get Free Tix!

10/31/2008: Laura Loves Steven, and Broadway Loves Joe's Pub

10/28/2008: On Broadway!

10/22/2008: Most Excellent

10/20/2008: True Originals

10/17/2008: We Bombed in New Mexico

10/13/2008: That's Acting!

09/30/2008: Two Nights at the Opera, and One Night at the Pop-Operetta

09/26/2008: Equus Rides

09/22/2008: Strong Market

09/19/2008: Spring Reawakening

09/14/2008: Broadway Heats Up!

09/12/2008: Musical Comedy Nights

08/29/2008: Five Enchanted Evenings (and Three Matinees) With William Michals

08/18/2008: Mary Martin Is Dolly Gallagher Levi!

08/11/2008: Less -- and Much More -- of Liza

08/06/2008: You Are There!

07/28/2008: Sam Harris Breaks Free

07/21/2008: Rosie, Christine, Daphne, Carolee, Andrea, Lillias...and Barbra?

07/14/2008: Michael Berresse Directs a Broadway [Show]!

07/07/2008: Berger Deluxe

06/27/2008: Everything is Rosie for Charles Strouse

06/20/2008: Daniel McDonald: True Love

06/17/2008: A Little Night Music in a Romantic Atmosphere

06/13/2008: The 2008 Phony Awards

06/11/2008: What a Wonderful Theatre World

06/04/2008: I'm a Pretty Girl, Mama!

06/02/2008: Time for a Visit to Broadway

05/25/2008: Two New Musicals Hit the Heights on CD

05/16/2008: Raúl Stops the Show

05/09/2008: No, No, Nanette is the Bee's Knees

05/06/2008: Keep Your Mouth Off the Merm!

05/02/2008: High Drama

04/30/2008: It Might as Well Be Easter

04/28/2008: A Body Without a Head

04/23/2008: Go, Billy!

04/20/2008: So in Love With Michele Ragusa

04/17/2008: Sing a Song of Alan Menken

04/07/2008: From Jersey to Westphalia

04/02/2008: Foster Child

03/27/2008: Point Me Toward Tomorrow

03/21/2008: White House Keeping

03/14/2008: A Piece of Cake

03/04/2008: Party Like It's 1947

02/21/2008: Under the Sea, and Over the Moon

02/11/2008: Listen to Her Heart

02/08/2008: "Tomorrow" and "Tomorrow" and "Tomorrow"

02/01/2008: Fasten Your Seat Belts

01/25/2008: Backwards to the Future

01/21/2008: "I Was Jilted By a Lesbian Dwarf"

01/15/2008: In the Company of Women

01/04/2008: I Resolve

12/31/2007: What Hump(erdinck)?

12/21/2007: Swing Your Razor Wide, Sweeney!

12/19/2007: Jets, Sharks, and Gypsies

12/14/2007: Gifts That Keep on Giving

12/10/2007: Twist and Shout!

12/05/2007: Tonight, Tonight

11/29/2007: Bob of La Mancha

11/26/2007: Julian's Calendar

11/21/2007: Now We're Cookin'!

11/13/2007: 12 Great Shows You Can See While the Strike Is On

11/09/2007: The Merm Gets Her Due

11/06/2007: Who's Afraid of American Opera?

11/02/2007: The Monster Bash

10/29/2007: Miracle of Miracles

10/25/2007: Macbeth at the Met: No Great Shakespeare

10/22/2007: The Pinter of Our Discontent

10/18/2007: To the Max

10/12/2007: Chasin' Jason

10/05/2007: For Your Reading and Listening Pleasure

09/29/2007: Lucia Goes Mad, Gets Even at Met

09/25/2007: To Market, To Market

09/21/2007: Hair Today; Con Tomorrow

09/17/2007: Broadway al Fresco

09/13/2007: A Taste of NYMF

09/10/2007: Shaw on This Shining Night

08/28/2007: More Top 40 Broadway

08/23/2007: A Lone Star is Reborn

08/20/2007: Top 40 Broadway

08/14/2007: The Lady is a Champ

08/06/2007: Let's All Play "Cast the Revivals!"

07/28/2007: High School All Over Again!

07/19/2007: The Gypsy Cult

07/14/2007: At Sea With Rosie, Annie, and the Gang


    Michael Portantiere comes to BroadwayStars with more than 30 years' experience as an editor and writer for such media outlets as TheaterMania.com, InTHEATER magazine, and BACK STAGE. He has also contributed articles and reviews to AfterElton.com, Playbill, and Stagebill, and has written notes for several major cast albums. Additionally, Michael is a professional photographer whose pictures have been published by THE NEW YORK TIMES, the DAILY NEWS, and several notable websites. (Visit www.followspotphoto.com for more information.)
    He can be reached at michael@broadwaystars.com


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