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Howard Shapiro In a Broadway Minute
with Howard Shapiro

Join Howard Shapiro every Friday at 8 a.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. for a short review of the latest Broadway shows. Theater critic Howard Shapiro joined the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1970 and has held a number of reporting and editing positions, including cultural arts editor and travel editor and writer. He was an Inquirer theater critic for 10 years, covering Philadelphia theaters and Broadway. He teaches arts criticism and travel writing at Temple University.

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2016

November 18
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
Games of seduction, revenge and deceit.

November 11
THE FRONT PAGE
Making deadlines, once more, on Broadway.

November 4
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Anton Chekhov's masterpiece, in a new version.

October 28
FALSETTOS
An extended family and the oncoming scourge of AIDS.

October 21
HEISENBERG
Taking chances in an unusual relationship.

October 14
OH HELLO ON BROADWAY
Comedian Nick Kroll and John Mulaney as their alter egos.

October 7
HOLIDAY INN
Irving Berlin, on Broadway again.

September 30
THE ENCOUNTER
Lost in the Amazon, and in the modern world.

September 23
UPCOMING MUSICALS
The sounds of the new season.

September 16
UPCOMING PLAYS
Drama, comedy opening this Fall.

September 9
BROADWAY STATISTICS
A record-breaking season.

September 2
CATS
A musical classic, revived.

August 19
LAST CHANCE TO SEE THESE SHOWS
Six shows, closing soon.

August 12
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
Love and war in Central Park.

August 5
NEW "TKTS" LOCATION
An experiment at Lincoln Center.

July 22
MOTOWN
A musical revival about the record company and its founder.

July 15
THE COLOR PURPLE
A recap of this year's Tony-Award winner for best musical revival.

July 8
AN ACT OF GOD
Sean Hayes being divine.

July 1
THE HUMANS
A recap of this year's Tony Award winner for best new play.

June 24
PARAMOUR
Cirque du Soleil's Broadway debut.

June 17
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
The Bard with new twists.

June 10
TONY AWARD PREDICTIONS
In a season dominated by "Hamilton."

June 3
SHUFFLE ALONG
About the creation of the 1921 groundbreaker.

May 27
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Jessica Lange in the Eugene O'Neill revival.

May 20
FULLY COMMITTED
Jesse Tyler Ferguson in many roles.

May 13
TUCK EVERLASTING
A musical about an immortal family.

May 6
WAITRESS
The movie, turned into a musical.

April 29
AMERICAN PSYCHO
Brett Easton Ellis' novel, now a musical.

April 22
THE FATHER
Frank Langella in a portrait of aging and coping.

April 15
BRIGHT STAR
A new musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.

April 8
THE CRUCIBLE
Director Ivo van Hove's take on the Arthur Miller classic.

April 1
SHE LOVES ME
The revived musical about two pen pals in love.

 

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