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Broadway to Main Street is the crossroads where the greatest songs of the Broadway stage meet popular culture in America.  You can listen to this week's show; or dig into the archives of nearly 250 different broadcasts celebrating the timeless tunes and traditions of the American Musical Theater; or investigate books, articles, and news about the American musical.

Sep 30, 2012

Princes come, princes go – but there was never a prince of Broadway like Alfred Drake.

Sep 23, 2012

The only Broadway musical to feature a score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David – and what a score it is!

Sep 16, 2012

The Broadway bell has rung and it's time to take your seats. We go "back to school" with a full syllabus of songs about teaching, learning, and everything in between.

Sep 9, 2012

Nothing's quite the same as the Pajama Game – or the talented team of Richard Adler and Jerry Ross who brought Broadway two of its biggest hits in the 1950s: the back-to-back smashes The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees.

Sep 2, 2012

In honor of Labor Day, this episode is a tribute to our nation's working men and women. Workers from cops to dance hall girls to cleaning women to whalers to union organizers sing for their supper.