No Matter How Vile, the Theatre Fraternity Will Protect Its Members

No Matter How Vile, the Theatre Fraternity Will Protect Its Members

Last week, BroadwayRadio critic, Peter Filichia body-shamed performers in his review of Camp Morning Wood on his weekly podcast segment. His comments included repeatedly calling a performer “substantially overweight” and mocking the genitalia of performers who appeared nude in the show. Obviously, there was swift backlash with many calling out Filichia for his comments. But something I found equally surprising and disappointing was not how much support Filichia was receiving, but from where the support was coming from.

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Interview: Len Cariou on Bringing “Broadway & the Bard” to Long Wharf

Interview: Len Cariou on Bringing “Broadway & the Bard” to Long Wharf

When we spoke on the phone, Mr. Cariou was tight-lipped about “Broadway & the Bard,” a show he originated Off-Broadway in 2016. But he calls the concert a “musical memoir” and a chance to review his storied career. It’s clear that at 79, he has many stories to tell and many more songs to sing.

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Representation Matters: Telling Queer Stories in a Significant Way

Representation Matters: Telling Queer Stories in a Significant Way

As pride month draws to a close, we’d be remiss if we didn’t call attention to the lack of diversity in telling LGBT+ stories for the stage. The theatre community is comprised of many different types of people, with an especially large number of people who identify as LGBT+. If our community is so largely composed with queer people, why aren’t we doing a better job of telling their stories?

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The Jimmy Awards is Just the Beginning

The Jimmy Awards is Just the Beginning

Monday could very well be the most important night of their lives.

After bopping around through an exuberant, five-minute mash of songs from currently running Broadway shows – “Tootsie,” “The Cher Show” and “Be More Chill,” to name a few – the 86 nominees stood grinning and red-faced.

“That was an adrenaline run,” said choreographer Keisha Lalama.

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