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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

January 29
OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIR
An aging woman with a secret to tell.

January 22
NOISES OFF
Big-time slapstick in a major farce.

January 15
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Tevye, still wishing he were rich.

January 8
THE COLOR PURPLE
The musical, completely rethought.

January 1
SCHOOL OF ROCK
The popular movie, turned into a Broadway musical.

2015

December 26
CHINA DOLL
David Mamet's latest play, with Al Pacino.

December 18
MISERY
Stephen King's story, adapted for the stage.

December 11
ON YOUR FEET
The story of the Miami Sound Machine and its creators.

December 4
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
Arthur Miller's classic in a whole new light.

November 27
ALLEGIANCE
A musical about Japanese-Americans during World War II.

November 20
KING CHARLES III
A "future history play."

November 13
THERESE RAQUIN
Emile Zola's dark story.

November 6
SYLVIA
A home-wrecking dog on Broadway.

October 30
DAMES AT SEA
Tap-dancing on a battleship.

October 23
THE GIN GAME
A two-hander, with Cicely Tyson and James Earl Jones.

October 16
OLD TIMES
A man, his wife and a vistor.

October 9
FOOL FOR LOVE
Sam Shepard's play, revived.

October 2
SPRING AWAKENING
The musical, with deaf and hearing performers.

August 28
HAMILTON
Alexander Hamilton, now on Broadway.

 

 

 

 

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