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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.

These webcasts are made possible by a support from BCG Valuations, by a grant from the Frank & Lydia Bergen Foundation and by contributions from listeners like you. If you like what you hear, please support our webcasts by becoming a member of The Classical Network.  Thank you!

 

2015

August 28
HAMILTON
Alexander Hamilton, now on Broadway.

August 21
THE FLICK
Stuck in a movie theater, and in their lives.

August 14
CYMBELINE
Rarely seen Shakespeare, in Central Park.

August 7
THE KING AND I
The Tony winner for best musical revival.

July 31
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Shakespeare in Battery Park.

July 24
AMAZING GRACE
How the hymn came to be.

July 17
PENN AND TELLER ON BROADWAY
Celebrating four decades of magic together.

July 10
FINDING NEVERLAND
How J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan.

July 3
AN ACT OF GOD
Jim Parsons, as The Divine.

June 26
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
A musical about a wedding day gone chaotic.

June 19
THE TEMPEST
Sam Waterston is the central figure, Prospero.

June 12
FUN HOME

June 5
TONY AWARD PREDICTIONS

May 29
THE VISIT
Chita Rivera in the last musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb.

May 22
AIRLINE HIGHWAY
Life in the strange lane.

May 15
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
A stage version of the movie.

May 8
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
Boris Pasternak's novel as a musical. (Closed May 10)

May 1
LIVING ON LOVE
Renee Fleming's Broadway debut. (Closed May 3)

April 24
WOLF HALL
Intrigue in King Henry VIII's court.

April 17
GIGI
Originally a mistress; now, who knows?

April 10
SKYLIGHT
A battle between success and idealism.

April 3
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES
Wendy Wasserstein's prize-winner.

March 27
ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
The revived musical, set aboard a train.

March 20
THE AUDIENCE
Helen Mirren on Broadway as Queen Elizabeth.

March 13
NATIONAL TOURS
How millions of people know Broadway.

March 6
FISH IN THE DARK
Larry David, in his Broadway debut.

February 27
LIVES OF THE SAINTS
A compilation of one-acts Off-Broadway.

February 20
HAMILTON
A new Off-Broadway musical about the man on the $10 bill.

February 13
INTO THE WOODS
Stripped-down and muscular.

February 6
MUSICALS THIS SPRING
Eight productions, coming up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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