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Broadway to Main Street

Laurence Maslon

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Broadway to Main Street
Broadway to Main Street

Broadway to Main Street

Laurence Maslon

7
Followers
23
Plays
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Hosted by Laurence Maslon, BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET is a weekly radio program devoted to the greatest songs of the American Musical Theater. Originating from WPPB 88.3FM on Long Island's East End, each weekly episode celebrates the shows, stars, songwriters, and cultural phenomena that makes Broadway a legendary place. Music taken from classic original cast albums, film, cabaret, rare recordings, and unique interpretations, with commentary, guest appearances, and news from Broadway.

Latest Episodes

Diahann Carroll

We're sending of loads of lovely love in memory of the divine Diahann Carroll: her stunning performances from House of Flowers, No Strings, Sunset Blvd, and the American Songbook, joined by Pearl Bailey, Judy Garland and more.

59 MIN2 days ago
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Diahann Carroll

Gershwin, By George

The eternal music of George Gershwin: here are some of his greatest songs, played by the composer himself, with a contrasting assist from Sarah Vaughan, Fred Astaire, and Ethel Merman.

59 MIN1 weeks ago
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Gershwin, By George

Judy Belts Broadway, Part Two

The spotlight remains on Judy Garland, as we listen to her glorious renditions of the Broadway songbook of the 1950s and 60s, joined by Howard Keel, Ethel Merman and daughter Liza.

59 MIN3 weeks ago
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Judy Belts Broadway, Part Two

Judy Belts Broadway, Part One

Judy Garland is back in the spotlight and, in an unprecedented two-part episode, we look at her glorious commitment to the Broadway songbook from the first part of the 20th Century, joined by friends such as Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.

59 MINSEP 16
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Judy Belts Broadway, Part One

Great Performances

Here are performances that leap out of the recording studio and into your heart and soul. Sammy Davis, Jr. and Carmen McRae, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman from pop music and Robert Morse, Elaine Stritch and Audra McDonald from Broadway.

59 MINSEP 9
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Great Performances

At Sea

This is for those of you with an interest in pirates: we'll sail the musical seas on this vacation weekend with songs from Titanic, Sail Away, The Last Ship and more.

58 MINSEP 2
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At Sea

No Strings

Richard Rodgers' 1962 score--for which he wrote lyrics and music--is a little-known Broadway treasure. Diahann Carroll, Nat King Cole, Marilyn Maye and others take us on a tour.

60 MINAUG 19
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No Strings

Hollywood or Bust

A sampling of the great songs that Broadway composers wrote just for Hollywood pictures: Tinseltown tunes by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Kander and Ebb, Sondheim and more.

58 MINAUG 12
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Hollywood or Bust

The Devil Made Me Do It

Sin, seduction, and Satan: the infernal side of musical theater from Hadestown, Damn Yankees, The Apple Tree--all the way back to Offenbach and Irving Berlin.

59 MINJUL 29
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The Devil Made Me Do It

Broadway: The Early Days

\We give our regards to the dawn of the American musical: greats songs by Kern, Cohan, Berlin, and Herbert, sung by Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett, Nina Simone and more.

59 MINJUL 22
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Broadway: The Early Days

Latest Episodes

Diahann Carroll

We're sending of loads of lovely love in memory of the divine Diahann Carroll: her stunning performances from House of Flowers, No Strings, Sunset Blvd, and the American Songbook, joined by Pearl Bailey, Judy Garland and more.

59 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Diahann Carroll

Gershwin, By George

The eternal music of George Gershwin: here are some of his greatest songs, played by the composer himself, with a contrasting assist from Sarah Vaughan, Fred Astaire, and Ethel Merman.

59 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Gershwin, By George

Judy Belts Broadway, Part Two

The spotlight remains on Judy Garland, as we listen to her glorious renditions of the Broadway songbook of the 1950s and 60s, joined by Howard Keel, Ethel Merman and daughter Liza.

59 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Judy Belts Broadway, Part Two

Judy Belts Broadway, Part One

Judy Garland is back in the spotlight and, in an unprecedented two-part episode, we look at her glorious commitment to the Broadway songbook from the first part of the 20th Century, joined by friends such as Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.

59 MINSEP 16
Comments
Judy Belts Broadway, Part One

Great Performances

Here are performances that leap out of the recording studio and into your heart and soul. Sammy Davis, Jr. and Carmen McRae, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman from pop music and Robert Morse, Elaine Stritch and Audra McDonald from Broadway.

59 MINSEP 9
Comments
Great Performances

At Sea

This is for those of you with an interest in pirates: we'll sail the musical seas on this vacation weekend with songs from Titanic, Sail Away, The Last Ship and more.

58 MINSEP 2
Comments
At Sea

No Strings

Richard Rodgers' 1962 score--for which he wrote lyrics and music--is a little-known Broadway treasure. Diahann Carroll, Nat King Cole, Marilyn Maye and others take us on a tour.

60 MINAUG 19
Comments
No Strings

Hollywood or Bust

A sampling of the great songs that Broadway composers wrote just for Hollywood pictures: Tinseltown tunes by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Kander and Ebb, Sondheim and more.

58 MINAUG 12
Comments
Hollywood or Bust

The Devil Made Me Do It

Sin, seduction, and Satan: the infernal side of musical theater from Hadestown, Damn Yankees, The Apple Tree--all the way back to Offenbach and Irving Berlin.

59 MINJUL 29
Comments
The Devil Made Me Do It

Broadway: The Early Days

\We give our regards to the dawn of the American musical: greats songs by Kern, Cohan, Berlin, and Herbert, sung by Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett, Nina Simone and more.

59 MINJUL 22
Comments
Broadway: The Early Days