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"On Broadway" (BroadwayRadioPrograms.com), hosted by Stuart Brown, features an array of music, interviews, and commentary. This half-hour bi-weekly podcast is a companion to ‘Sounds of Broadway’ (SoundsofBroadway.com) - a 24/7 online music radio station featuring the best in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the London stage.

"On Broadway" (BroadwayRadioPrograms.com), hosted by Stuart Brown, features an array of music, interviews, and commentary. This half-hour bi-weekly podcast is a companion to ‘Sounds of Broadway’ (SoundsofBroadway.com) - a 24/7 online music radio station featuring the best in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the London stage.

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United States

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"On Broadway" (BroadwayRadioPrograms.com), hosted by Stuart Brown, features an array of music, interviews, and commentary. This half-hour bi-weekly podcast is a companion to ‘Sounds of Broadway’ (SoundsofBroadway.com) - a 24/7 online music radio station featuring the best in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the London stage.

Language:

English


Episodes

New Broadway Cast Recordings

10/7/2021
Music from recently opened Broadway musicals - Girl From the North Country, Diana - the Musical, and Six.

Duration:00:56:26

Styles of Stephen Sondheim

9/24/2021
Guest host Gail Leondar-Wright, a Stephen Sondheim scholar and enthusiast, shares her knowledge of the composer's musical styles ranging from vaudeville and operetta to the integrated musical of Broadway’s Golden Age. Selected songs from his musicals will be included.

Duration:00:58:02

Broadway Records Recent Releases

9/10/2021
Broadway Records (broadwayrecords.com) has released a number of new cast albums and concept recordings. On this program we feature selected from Edge of the World, My Marcello, and Falling Love with Mr. Dellamort.

Duration:00:41:23

The Nina Simone Musical

8/24/2021
Interview with Laiona Michelle, the creator and star of the one-woman musical, Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical, about the life and music of the legendary Nina Simone. The show plays on the grounds of the historic Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT through August 29, 2021 before moving to Off-Broadway in Fall 2021. Information at www.goodspeed.org

Duration:00:25:26

Discussion of Out-of-Town Tryouts

8/21/2021
My guest is Peter von Mayrhauser, who has been a stage manager and producer on Broadway for 40 years. He’ll discuss his memories of the hits … and flops from musicals during their Boston tryouts. We’ll talk about Mame, Funny Girl, Subways are for Sleeping, I Can Get It For You Wholesale, and more.

Duration:00:31:59

Musical Potpourri #3

8/6/2021
For our third edition in this series, we feature selections from shows that include: Mean Girls, Ghost - the Musical, Hamilton, The Prom, Finding Neverland, Groundhog Day, and more.

Duration:00:58:04

Musical Potpourri #2

7/23/2021
For Musical Potpourri #2 we feature selections from shows that include The Golden Apple, The Sound of Music, Hairspray, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Sunset Boulevard, and Miss Saigon.

Duration:00:58:00

Musical Potpourri #1

7/9/2021
Selections from a variety of musicals including Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, No Strings, The Wiz, Something Rotten, and Les Miserables.

Duration:00:58:00

Happy Birthday Cole Porter, Part 2

6/25/2021
We continue to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the birth of composer Cole Porter, featuring music from such shows as Something for the Boys, Mexican Hayride, Kiss Me, Kate, Out of This World, Can-Can, and Silk Stockings.

Duration:00:33:28

Happy Birthday Cole Porter, Part I

6/11/2021
We celebrate the 130th anniversary of the birth of composer Cole Porter, featuring music from such shows as Fifty Million Frenchmen; The New Yorkers; Anything Goes; Red, Hot, and Blue; You Never Know; and Leave It to Me!

Duration:00:31:07

Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia

5/28/2021
I interview Rick Pender, the editor of the recently published Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia. We talk about the process for putting the book together, Sondheim's career, and some interesting Sondheim fun facts.

Duration:00:32:26

Interview with Kevin Connors

5/14/2021
In this episode Stuart Brown interviews Kevin Connors, founder and Executive Artistic Director of Music Theatre of Connecticut in Norwalk. MTC was one of only three theaters in the country that Actor’s Equity allowed for in-person performances this past fall.

Duration:00:31:33

Interview with Charles Kirsch

4/30/2021
Interview with Charles Kirsch, a 13-year old theater critic for BroadwayWorld.com and host of the podcast, Backstage Babble, He also has a theater blog, which is available at cbroadwayblog.blogspot.com.

Duration:00:28:27

Interview with Blake Hammond

4/16/2021
Stuart and Marissa interview actor Blake Hammond, who has appeared in numerous Broadway productions and national tours. He also talks about shows that never made it to New York. Anyone ever hear of Theda Bara and the Frontier Rabbi?

Duration:00:35:15

Interview with Lyricist Susan Birkenhead

4/4/2021
In this episode, Stuart Brown is joined by Marissa Perry to interview musical theater lyricist Susan Birkenhead who has written numerous Off-Broadway and Broadway musicals. She also talks about her new Broadway musical – Betty Boop.

Duration:00:31:57

"On Broadway" Reborn

3/21/2021
Actress Marissa Perry joins Stuart Brown as co-host of the podcast for a limited run. In this episode, as a way to introduce Marissa, she relates some inspirational and heart-wrenching stories that are inspirational as well as instructive.

Duration:00:33:02

Academy Award Winning Songs

3/12/2021
We honor Broadway composers that have won the Academy Award for Best Song. Composers/composing teams include Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Lerner and Loewe and more.

Duration:00:56:31

Black History Month, Part 2

2/19/2021
We celebrate Black History Month, Part 2, in this episode featuring such African-American performers as Audra McDonald, Cynthia Erivo, Gregory Hines, Jennifer Holiday, and others.

Duration:00:59:52

Black History Month, Part 1

2/12/2021
We celebrate Black History Month in this episode featuring such African-American performers as Pearl Bailey, Ben Vereen, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Heather Hedley, and others.

Duration:01:01:18

Potpourri

2/5/2021
For this episode, an assortment of musical selections from the Off-Broadway and Broadway stages.

Duration:01:02:27