#6 2019 BWAY CHAT - Ryan McPhee

02/04/2019

We're about halfway through the Broadway season, and several shows have closed and some still have yet to open. Ryan McPhee, Managing News Editor at PLAYBILL, joins the podcast again to talk about the notable shows of the 2018-19 Broadway Season. We focus especially on those that are likely to get some Tony Award recognition.

Here's the list of shows mentioned in the episode:

• Andrea McArdle & Donna McKechnie at 54 Below
Getting the Band Back Together and its reviews
Head Over Heels ended its run in in January
The Cher Show gets a diva endorsement
American Son getting a Netflix adaptation
Lifespan of a Fact with Daniel Radcliffe
Network and electrifying performance reviews
To Kill a Mockingbird legal battles to Broadway
• Are you going to The Prom?
King Kong stirs up controversy and bad reviews
Be More Chill from Off-Broadway to the big time
Kiss Me Kate in the #MeToo era
Oklahoma! sets a darker tone in this reboot
Hadestown's road to Broadway
• Tootsie gets a facelift
Beetlejuice...Beetlejuice...Beetlejuice
Ain't Too Proud to Beg, the latest Bway temptation

We also give special shoutouts to Bonnie Milligan and Stephanie J. Block.

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