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Broadway to Main Street

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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.

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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.

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Great podcast

By JenPen89 - Jun 11 2019
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This podcast makes my day every Monday morning

Great music

By taphapy - Apr 03 2019
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I turn them on when I’m in the kitchen and dance around while cooking!

iTunes Ratings

47 Ratings
Average Ratings
42
0
2
2
1

Great podcast

By JenPen89 - Jun 11 2019
Read more
This podcast makes my day every Monday morning

Great music

By taphapy - Apr 03 2019
Read more
I turn them on when I’m in the kitchen and dance around while cooking!
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Broadway to Main Street

Latest release on May 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Hello, Dolly!

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All the great Dollys who graced Jerry Herman's score.

Jun 29 2017

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Rank #2: Sutton Foster

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Sutton Foster shows off once more for an entire episode.

Jul 11 2016

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Rank #3: The Fabulous Fifties

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

Feb 22 2015

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Rank #4: Barbara Cook

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Join us as we celebrate the career of Barbara Cook, from plucky ingenue to one of our most compelling interpreters of popular song.

Dec 23 2012

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Rank #5: Evita

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Oh, what a star role, oh, what a show!  We'll tango through Lloyd Webber and Rice's score with a roundelay of Evas: Patti LuPone, Elaine Paige, Elena Roger, and Madonna.

Aug 12 2018

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Rank #6: Audra McDonald

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Celebrate the astonishing voice and vibrant personality of Audra McDonald, enthralling us with songs from Ragtime, St. Louis Woman, Porgy and Bess, 110 in the Shade, Annie and others.

Oct 20 2013

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Rank #7: Prohibition

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Thirteen years without the legal manufacture of booze brought some intoxicating music out of the Broadway stage, both during and after the fact.

May 06 2012

59mins

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Rank #8: Bernadette Peters

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Celebrating one of the great icons of musical theatre, from Dames at Sea to Sondheim.

Aug 31 2015

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Rank #9: Memorial Day

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In honor of our brave men and women who served in the Second World War, Ted Chapin (president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization) joins us for a virtual tour of the Stage Door Canteen and the songs that celebrated America on the homefront.

May 27 2012

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Rank #10: The Weighty Eighties

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The 1980s--a decade of West End megahits and American ingenuity.

Oct 19 2015

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Rank #11: The Comeback Trail

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In the spirit of the season of renewal and resurrection, we look at some of the amazing comebacks on the Broadway stage.

Mar 31 2013

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Rank #12: Mary Poppins

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A practically perfect episode in every way: the original 1964 movie, the current sequel, the stage version, Julie Andrews, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dick Van Dyke, Louis Armstrong--what more could you ask for?

Feb 04 2019

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Rank #13: The Great Gatsby

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In celebration of the renewed interest in F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE GREAT GATSBY, "Broadway to Main Street" is extending all the way to East Egg.

May 26 2013

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Rank #14: Man of La Mancha

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This is our quest: to celebrate one of the most moving and optimistic scores of the Broadway stage. Original cast members, plus Jacques Brel, Placido Domingo, Johnny Mathis, and more.

Mar 17 2019

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Rank #15: Carousel

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With June about to bust all over, today we're turning to that masterpiece of narrative musical theater, Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL.

May 19 2013

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Rank #16: The King and I

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Happy tunes from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.

Feb 21 2016

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Rank #17: Vaudeville

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We're hitting the Big Time on this episode – an entire program devoted to the glorious days of vaudeville and its influence on the American musical.

Nov 04 2012

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Rank #18: Comedy Tonight

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Highlights from the "Comedy Tonight!" concert from Guild Hall in East Hampton (July 29, 2012).

Aug 05 2012

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Rank #19: Those '70s Shows

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The 1970s were an incredibly eclectic time in popular music and the Broadway stage was no exception.

Jun 15 2014

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Rank #20: Bob Fosse

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Who's got the fame when we play Fosse? As a prelude to the FX series Fosse/Verdon, we'll listen to some of the best moments of Broadway's dancin' man: The Pajama Game, Redhead, Cabaret, Chicago, Cabaret, and more.

Apr 01 2019

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