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 06:07:00 -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 West Side Story The monumental classic with a Bernstein/Sondheim score. We celebrate the 60th anniversary of this monumental classic with renditions of the Bernstein/Sondheim score by Audra McDonald, Barbra Streisand, Stan Kenton, Sarah Vaughan, along with the original cast recording. The monumental classic with a Bernstein/Sondheim score. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-22_bms_west_side_story.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-22_bms_west_side_story.mp3 1:00:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:25:26 -0400 Annie Get Your Gun Irving Berlin's masterpiece hits the bull's-eye. Irving Berlin's masterpiece hits the bull's-eye with performances from Ethel Merman (of course) and Doris Day, Reba McEntire, Judy Garland, Dinah Shore, Bernadette Peters and a double-barrelful of other great artists. Irving Berlin's masterpiece hits the bull's-eye. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-09-12_bms_annie_get_your_gun.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-09-12_bms_annie_get_your_gun.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:35:02 -0400 Hello, Dolly! All the great Dollys who graced Jerry Herman's score. Dolly is back where she belongs--on Broadway, in a splendid new revival. This week gives you all the great Dollys who graced Jerry Herman's score: Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, Barbra Streisand--and, of course, the new Tony Award winner, Bette Midler. All the great Dollys who graced Jerry Herman's score. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-06-29_bms_hellodolly_062917.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-06-29_bms_hellodolly_062917.mp3 59:01 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:28:59 -0400 Flower Drum Song A mirace of a score by Rodgers and Hammerstein A much under-appreciated miracle from Rodgers and Hammerstein, with selections from the 1958 original cast and revival recordings, plus Peggy Lee, Johnny Mathis, and Leslie Odom, Jr. A mirace of a score by Rodgers and Hammerstein http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-05-07_bms_flower_drum_song.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-05-07_bms_flower_drum_song.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 07 May 2017 22:34:15 -0400 Oh Captain! A quintessential 1950s show for the tired businessman. A quintessential 1950s show for the tired businessman. Starring Tony Randall with a great score by Livingston and Evans, covered by such talents as Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, and Rosemary Clooney. A quintessential 1950s show for the tired businessman. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-04-16_bms_ohcaptain_64.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-04-16_bms_ohcaptain_64.mp3 58:44 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:06:00 -0400 Candide This best of all possible scores in a cornucopia of renditions. This best of all possible scores by Leonard Bernstein has as many adventures as its optimistic hero. A variety of renditions featuring Barbara Cook, Jason Danieley, and Lewis J. Stadlen, with guest appearances by Madeline Kahn and Barbra Streisand. This best of all possible scores in a cornucopia of renditions. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-01-08_bms_candide.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-01-08_bms_candide.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 08 Jan 2017 16:33:26 -0500 St. Louis Woman Whizzing around the track with a great musical score. One of the greatest scores of the American musical whizzes around the track, with Pearl Bailey, Lena Horne, Audra McDonald and Bob Dylan performing gems written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer.  Whizzing around the track with a great musical score. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-11-13_bms_st_louis.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-11-13_bms_st_louis.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 13 Nov 2016 16:08:37 -0500 Of Thee I Sing This celebrated Gershwin/Kaufman political satire This celebrated Gershwin/Kaufman political satire is just the ticket to sweep away the fatigue of our current presidential election.  Delegates like Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald join the studio cast campaign.  This celebrated Gershwin/Kaufman political satire http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-09-12_bms_of_thee_i_sing2.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-09-12_bms_of_thee_i_sing2.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:55:40 -0400 Finian's Rainbow The bewitching score to the Harburg/Lane classic Look to the rainbow: the bewitching score to this classic by Harburg and Lane, as rendered by the original cast, various revivals, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Petula Clark, Luther Vandross. and more. Follow the broadcast that follows the dream. The bewitching score to the Harburg/Lane classic http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-23_bms_finians_rainbow.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-23_bms_finians_rainbow.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 23 May 2016 15:05:25 -0400 She Loves Me The beloved Bock-Harnick valentine. In celebration of the new revival, Broadway to Main Street preserves a romantic atmosphere with highlights from this beloved Bock-Harnick valentine: the original and revival casts, plus guest customers such as Mabel Mercer, Steve Lawrence, and Dionne Warwick. The beloved Bock-Harnick valentine. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-04-03_bms_she_loves_me.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-04-03_bms_she_loves_me.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 03 Apr 2016 18:50:39 -0400 The King and I Happy tunes from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. We're playing some very happy tunes, honoring the splendid revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic at Lincoln Center Theatre.  Joining us at the royal court in Siam are Kelli O'Hara, Julie Andrews, Carmen McRae, Frank Sinatra, and his majesty, the King: Yul Brynner.   Happy tunes from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-02-21_bms_the_king_and_i.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-02-21_bms_the_king_and_i.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:06:56 -0500 Encore: Fiddler on the Roof The full history and traditions of the musical classic To celebrate the new revival, currently at the Broadway Theatre, here's the full history and tradition of Fiddler on the Roof with a celebration of its score, performed by, among others, Zero Mostel, Topol, Alfred Molina, Cannonball Adderley, Sammy Davis--even the songwriters Bock and Harnick themselves. The full history and traditions of the musical classic http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-01-12_fiddler_on_the_roof.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-01-12_fiddler_on_the_roof.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:30:22 -0500 A Little Night Music Sondheim's anxious operetta, including "Send in the Clowns" Isn’t it rich?  Sondheim's classically anxious romantic musical is a masterpiece in 3/4 time (and variations thereof).  "Send in the Clowns," of course, but other treasures from this score, performed by, among others, Sarah Vaughan, Audra McDonald, Len Cariou, Angela Lansbury--even Benny Goodman!  Sondheim's anxious operetta, including "Send in the Clowns" http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-01_bms_alittlenightmusic.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-01_bms_alittlenightmusic.mp3 58:55 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 01 Nov 2015 17:27:53 -0500 Gypsy A bouquet of Momma Roses in this Styne/Sondheim classic. Here she is, boys! Here she is, girls! Momma Rose lets go through a tour of great leading ladies: Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone, Imelda Staunton and more perform the great Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim score. A bouquet of Momma Roses in this Styne/Sondheim classic. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-09-20_gypsy.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-09-20_gypsy.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 20 Sep 2015 17:57:27 -0400 Guys and Dolls The classic Frank Loesser score, rendered by all sorts of guys--Sinatra, Mel Torme, Nathan Lane--and dolls: Vivian Blaine, Dinah Washington and more. Guess what’s playing on “Broadway to Main Street”? I’ll tell ya what’s playing: a salute to Frank Loesser’s extraordinary score to Guys and Dolls. Original cast vocals pair up with renditions by Frank Sinatra, Nathan Lane, Jo Stafford, and Loesser himself. The classic Frank Loesser score, rendered by all sorts of guys--Sinatra, Mel Torme, Nathan Lane--and dolls: Vivian Blaine, Dinah Washington and more. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-07-26_bms_guys_and_dolls.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-07-26_bms_guys_and_dolls.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:52:34 -0400