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 Mon, 27 May 2024 17:50:59 -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 Cole and Noel Those two sophisticates: Cole Porter and Noel Coward We celebrate the two most sophisticated writers of musical theater in the 20th Century: Noel Coward and Cole Porter. Join us for a marvelous, swell-egant party with performances by Bobby Short, Frank Sinatra, Chris Connor, and Coward himself. Those two sophisticates: Cole Porter and Noel Coward http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-09_bms_cole_and_noel.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-10-09_bms_cole_and_noel.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:04:41 -0400 Ira Gershwin: George and Beyond The s'wonderful legacy of lyricist Ira Gershwin. To welcome our new sponsor, the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Philanthropic Fund, we're looking at the s'wonderful legacy of lyricist Ira Gershwin, first with songs composed by his brother, George; then paired with other composers from his later career. Performers include Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Jo Stafford and more. The s'wonderful legacy of lyricist Ira Gershwin. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-03-19_bms_iragershwin_64.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-03-19_bms_iragershwin_64.mp3 58:42 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:55:21 -0400 Andrew Lloyd Webber The five-decade career of Lord Lloyd Webber With the success of the revival of Sunset Blvd., we look at the five-decade career of Lord Lloyd Webber, with songs performed by Glenn Close, Patti LuPone, Barbra Streisand, Donny Osmond, and more. The five-decade career of Lord Lloyd Webber http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-02-19_bms_alw_64kbps.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-02-19_bms_alw_64kbps.mp3 58:43 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:23:10 -0500 Strouse & Co. The optimistic tunes of composer Charles Strouse Put on a happy face with the music of composer Charles Strouse. Songs from Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, and more, performed by such charmers as Audra McDonald, Tony Bennett, Nina Simone, and Andrea McArdle. The optimistic tunes of composer Charles Strouse http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-01-29_bms_strouse_new.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2017-01-29_bms_strouse_new.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:37:52 -0500 Irving Berlin: An American Life A loving look at how Berlin both ennobled and mocked our national culture. Celebrating the events of "The Summer of Irving Berlin," we turn to the composer who paced American life in the 20th Century and keeps coming back like a song. A loving look at how Berlin both ennobled and mocked our national culture, with songs from Holiday Inn, Call Me Madam, Louisiana Purchase and more. A loving look at how Berlin both ennobled and mocked our national culture. http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-26_bms_irvinberlin.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-06-26_bms_irvinberlin.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 26 Jun 2016 18:16:05 -0400 Rodgers: Hart-less and Jazzy Richard Rodgers in a jazz vein, post 1943 Richard Rodgers in a jazz vein, and, lyrically, with a little Hammerstein, some Sondheim, and a good deal of Rodgers himself. To frame the Encores! presentation of Do I Hear a Waltz?, we've assembled a jazz sampler of Rodgers' later work: Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, and John Coltrane join the club. Richard Rodgers in a jazz vein, post 1943 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-08_bms_rodgers_jazz.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-05-08_bms_rodgers_jazz.mp3 58:59 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 08 May 2016 20:02:22 -0400 Everybody's Hart The moving and trenchant lyrics of Lorenz Hart The moving and trenchant lyrics of Lorenz Hart, with the Rodgers ballads that set a high standard for heartache and longing, performed by the very best: Doris Day, Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Short, Mary Cleere Haran, and others. The moving and trenchant lyrics of Lorenz Hart http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-02-01_bms_everybodys_hart.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2016-02-01_bms_everybodys_hart.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:45:00 -0500 Sondheim in 88 Keys Variations and themes on the piano of great Sondheim tunes Inspired by Liaisons, the new 3-CD set of piano reimaginings of Sondheim's work performed by Anthony De Mare, we're looking at variations and themes of Sondheim songs for the keyboard, rendered by De Mare, Richard Rodney Bennett, George Shearing and more. Variations and themes on the piano of great Sondheim tunes http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-23_sondheim_in_88_keys.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-11-23_sondheim_in_88_keys.mp3 58:59 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:52:18 -0500 Breathless Cy The jazzy, rhapsodic, funky tunes of the great Cy Coleman Is there anything better than a Cy Coleman score? We celebrate the jazzy, rhapsodic, and funky tunes of this great composer. Scores from Little Me, Sweet Charity, Barnum, and On The Twentieth Century and songs performed by Barbra Streisand, Michael Crawford, Bobby Short, Tony Bennett, Bill Evans, and more. The jazzy, rhapsodic, funky tunes of the great Cy Coleman http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-05_bms_breathless_cy.mp3 http://broadwaytomainstreet.com/podcastgen/?name=2015-10-05_bms_breathless_cy.mp3 59:00 laurence@broadwaytomainstreet.com (Laurence Maslon) Laurence Maslon no Sun, 04 Oct 2015 20:42:49 -0400