A Weekly Program Celebrating the Greatest Songs from the Broadway Stage

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.

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Now You Has Jazz!

04-26-2015

Jazz has always been a part of the Broadway sound, and some shows have made it the dramatic center of attention. So, join us at the B2MS Blue Note for performances fronted by Gregory Hines, Barbra Streisand, Julie Andrews, Bing Crosby & Ella Fitzgerald.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 54.02MB - Duration: 59:00 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Kander and Ebb

04-12-2015

Maybe this time, we'll savor the gifts of Kander and Ebb, featuring selections from their major scores, performed by artists such Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Lauren Bacall, Herschel Bernardi & Robert Goulet.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.01MB - Duration: 59:00 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




On The Twentieth Century

04-05-2015

The original cast album with Madeline Kahn and John Cullum gets a reservation in Drawing Room A, along with a sneak preview from Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher.

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The Sound of Music

03-15-2015

Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the classic film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein show, "Broadway to Main Street" extends a long, long way to run straight over the mountains to Salzburg.

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Getting Away With Murder

03-15-2015

Here are the Broadway musicals you'd kill for: Sweeney Todd, Baker Street, A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder and many others.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.52MB - Duration: 59:00 m (160 kbps 44100 Hz)




Sammy Sings Newley

03-08-2015

Sammy Davis, Jr. and Anthony Newley were musical soulmates: two powerhouse little chaps--one performer, one composer--who rendered some of the most powerful show music of the 1960s and 70s.

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The Fabulous Fifties

02-22-2015

It was the sweet spot of the Golden Age of the American Musical: the 1950s.

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West End Winners II

02-15-2015

They dominated London’s theatre scene in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s—but they never made it across the pond: great British musicals, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Barry, John Williams, and Lionel Bart.

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First Love / Lasting Love

02-15-2015

To celebrate Valentine's Day we're looking at the early stirrings of love on the Broadway stage--West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, 13--and contrasting it with the kind of love that endures through time--Gigi, Follies, The Bridges of Madison County.

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Fred Sings George

01-25-2015

Has there ever been a more fascinating rhythm than the feet of Fred Astaire?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.01MB - Duration: 59:00 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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