Broadway to Main Street http://broadwaytomainstreet.com 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. Podcast Generator 2.5 - http://podcastgen.sourceforge.net Thu, 20 Jun 2024 04:14:37 -0400 en Broadway to Main Street http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/images/itunes_image.jpg Broadway to Main Street http://broadwaytomainstreet.com 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. A Weekly Program Celebrating the Greatest Songs from the Broadway Stage Laurence Maslon Laurence Maslon laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com no Our 2017 Holiday Show For our Broadway look at the holidays, we're joined by T. Oliver Reid. For our Broadway look at the holidays, we're joined by T. Oliver Reid from the new revival of Once on This Island, with songs performed by Judy Garland, Kathleen Battle, Sammy Davis, Jr., Barbara Cook, and more. For our Broadway look at the holidays, we're joined by T. Oliver Reid. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-12-24_bms_holiday2017_64.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-12-24_bms_holiday2017_64.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 24 Dec 2017 18:05:42 -0500 Moonlight Serenade Our annual Halloween show with full moon songs. Our annual Halloween show shrieks on the scene with full moons rising; performances by Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Al Jolson, and others of Broadway classics, hosted by Count Larry Maslon; "Arrr-oooo!!" Our annual Halloween show with full moon songs. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-29_bms_moonlight_102817_64.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-29_bms_moonlight_102817_64.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 29 Oct 2017 10:21:31 -0400 The 2017 Tony Awards Our annual preview of the Tonys. Our annual preview of the Tonys; this is your one-stop listening for all of Sunday night’s major nominees:  Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, The Great Comet, Groundhog Day, plus Bette Midler, Josh Groban, and more.  Our annual preview of the Tonys. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-06-11_bms_2017_tonys.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-06-11_bms_2017_tonys.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 11 Jun 2017 20:28:47 -0400 Our 2016 Holiday Show A curmudgeon's Christmas with Lewis j. Stadlen It's a Curmudgeon's Christmas with one of Broadway's greatest character actors Lewis J. Stadlen, looking at Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and the Grinch from an unique musical perspective, with performances by Jimmy Durante, Groucho Marx, Zero Mostel, and Judy Garland.   A curmudgeon's Christmas with Lewis j. Stadlen http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-12-25_bms_lewis_122216_64kbs.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-12-25_bms_lewis_122216_64kbs.mp3 59:11 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 25 Dec 2016 14:49:53 -0500 Groundbreakers and Game-Changers The essential songs that changed the face of the American musical Broadway to Main Street's 200th episode celebrates the essential songs that changed the face of the American musical. Famous firsts and towering achievements from Show Boat to Fiddler on the Roof to Hamilton. A treasure trove of Broadway's best and brightest. The essential songs that changed the face of the American musical http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-12-11_bms_200th_episode.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-12-11_bms_200th_episode.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 11 Dec 2016 14:57:38 -0500 The Dolce Far Nineties The 1990s was a transformative decade for the Broadway musical. The 1990s was a transformative decade for the Broadway musical, an expansive time that ushered in Disney, a new era of rock music and revues, and a generation of talent such as Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Nathan Lane and more. Enjoy the sweet somethings of Rent, Ragtime, Sunset Blvd, The Lion King, and more. The 1990s was a transformative decade for the Broadway musical. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-09-18_bms_1990s_64.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-09-18_bms_1990s_64.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:19:57 -0400 The 2016 Tony Awards All the nominated stars and shows Nervous and upset because the American musical theater's highest honor is tonight at 8? Then bring yourself up-to-date with selections from all the nominated stars and shows: Hamilton, Shuffle Along, Waitress, Bright Star, School of Rock, She Loves Me and more. All the nominated stars and shows http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-12_bms_tonys1.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-12_bms_tonys1.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 12 Jun 2016 17:22:09 -0400 The 1966 Tony Awards The nominees and winners from 50 years ago. Coaxing the blues out of an impossible dream? If your friends could see you now! We celebrate the nominees for the Tonys fifty years ago, with original performances by Angela Lansbury, Gwen Verdon, Barbara Harris, Richard Kiley and more. The nominees and winners from 50 years ago. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-06_bms_1966.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-06_bms_1966.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 06 Jun 2016 06:51:32 -0400 Worth Fighting For Songs that celebrate American bravery and heart. Remembering what our brave servicemen and women fought for this Memorial Day; with songs that celebrate American bravery and heart from On The Town, 1776, Mr. President, and the full-length "Ballad for Americans," performed by Paul Robeson. Songs that celebrate American bravery and heart. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-29_bms_worth_fighting_for.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-29_bms_worth_fighting_for.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 29 May 2016 18:23:44 -0400 Encore: Happy New Year Songs of novelty, expectation, and optimism We kick off the New Year with something vintage--our 2013 New Year's program: songs of novelty, expectation, and optimism, sung by Angela Lansbury, Noel Coward, Julie Andrews, Sammy Davis Jr., and Petula Clark from a wide range of musical classics. Songs of novelty, expectation, and optimism http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-12-28_happy_new_year.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-12-28_happy_new_year.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:42:58 -0500 Thanksgiving A cornucopia of blessings for the holiday A bountiful cornucopia of blessings and gratitude from the Broadway stage; we're having Bing Crosby, Barbara Cook, Audra McDonald, Diana Ross, Lee Wiley, and other guests over for the big meal.  You won't find one turkey in the bunch! A cornucopia of blessings for the holiday http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-30_thanksgiving.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-30_thanksgiving.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:36:58 -0500 Frank 'n' Styne For Halloween, Frank Sinatra sings the Jule Styne songbook. Our annual Halloween program on “Blood-vay to Main Street” takes us on a spooky, scary journey through the wonderful songbook of Jule Styne, as rendered by the incomparable Frank Sinatra. I’m joined by Sinatra scholar, Will Friedwald for tunes from Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy, and many others. For Halloween, Frank Sinatra sings the Jule Styne songbook. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-26_bms_frannstyne2.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-26_bms_frannstyne2.mp3 58:55 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 25 Oct 2015 22:20:11 -0400 The Weighty Eighties The 1980s--a decade of West End megahits and American ingenuity. The decade of the 1980s brought the full force of the British Invasion to Broadway—Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables. But it wasn’t just that and it wasn’t all serious: great work from Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim, Cy Coleman and others. The 1980s--a decade of West End megahits and American ingenuity. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-19_bms_weightyeighties.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-19_bms_weightyeighties.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 19 Oct 2015 10:29:55 -0400 Jewish New Year A celebration of the Jewish contribution to the American musical. We’re ringing in 5776 with a celebration of the Jewish contribution to the American musical. Songs from The Rothschilds, March of the Falsettos, Caroline or Change, and, of course, Fiddler on the Roof, with renditions by Barbra Streisand, Joel Grey, and Al Jolson; plus some 1970s Broadway and West End rarities. A celebration of the Jewish contribution to the American musical. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-09-13_jewish_new_year.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-09-13_jewish_new_year.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 13 Sep 2015 17:18:53 -0400 Hamptons Round-Up A showcase of three musical theater events in the Hamptons It's August in the Hamptons and we showcase three major musical events coming up on the East End.  Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano's Helluva Town; Faith Prince, Randy Graff, Maureen McGovern and Andrea McArdle in Four Girls Four; and Betty Buckley and Rachel York in Grey Gardens.   A showcase of three musical theater events in the Hamptons http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-08-03_h_tons_round-up.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-08-03_h_tons_round-up.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:08:18 -0400